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Thomas Middleton 1st Lt Co A 1st California Mountaineers Battalion
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Thomas Middleton 1st Lt Co. A 1st California Mountaineers Battalion A rare unit. This battalion was raised during the year 1863 under a special call by Gen. Wright commanding the department of the Pacific, for service against the Indians in Humboldt County and the northwestern portions of the state. Cos. A, B. C and E were mustered in at Fort Humboldt, D at Fort Gaston, Humboldt County, and F at San Francisco. Though the battalion was raised for special service, as soon as it was organized, it was put upon the same footing as other volunteers. The Indians in the northwestern part of the state had taken advantage of the war to indulge in serious outbreaks against the settlers of the region; pillaging, murdering and robbing.

Thomas Middleton
Residence was not listed;
Enlisted on 6/5/1863 at Weaverville, CA as a 2nd Lieutenant.

On 8/20/1863 he mustered into "C" Co. CA 1st Battn Mountain. He was Mustered Out on 4/25/1865 at Fort Humboldt, CA

* 1st Lieut 11/10/1864 (As of Co. A)
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Item # 19467
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