1st Battalion Veteran Infantry
This battalion was organized during the months of November and December, 1864, by consolidating the veterans of the First Infantry, California Volunteers, into two companies, which became Companies A and B, and consolidating the companies of Fifth Infantry into five companies, which became Companies C, D, E, F, and G, of the battalion.
Field & Staff
Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867. Revised and compiled by: Brig.-Gen. Richard H. Orton, Adjutant--General of California. (Late Captain Company M, First California Calvary.) Sacramento: State office, J. D. Young, Supt. State Printing. 1890.