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8th California Infantry Regiment

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The 8th Regiment California Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War. [1]

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Cape Disappointment State Park

Cape Disappointment State Park (formerly Fort Canby State Park) is a publicly owned recreation area located southwest of Ilwaco, Washington, on the bottom end of Long Beach Peninsula, the northern headlands where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean.

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Columbia River

The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.

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Department of the Pacific

The Department of the Pacific or Pacific Department was a major command (Department) of the United States Army during the 19th century.

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Fort Dalles

Fort Dalles was a United States Army outpost located on the Columbia River at the present site of The Dalles, Oregon, in the United States.

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Fort Point, San Francisco

Fort Point is a masonry seacoast fortification located at the southern side of the Golden Gate at the entrance to San Francisco Bay.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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List of California Civil War Union units

In 1861 four infantry regiments were recruited in Pennsylvania by Californian Senator Edward D. Baker.

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Oregon

Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.

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San Francisco Bay

San Francisco Bay is a shallow estuary in the US state of California.

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Union (American Civil War)

During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.

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Union Army

During the American Civil War, the Union Army referred to the United States Army, the land force that fought to preserve the Union of the collective states.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Washington Territory

The Territory of Washington was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2, 1853, until November 11, 1889, when the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Washington.

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Watsonville, California

Watsonville is a city in Santa Cruz County, California, United States.

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Western United States

The Western United States, commonly referred to as the American West, the Far West, or simply the West, traditionally refers to the region comprising the westernmost states of the United States.

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8th Regiment California Volunteer Infantry.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_California_Infantry_Regiment

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