As I have mentioned in previous posts, my 2nd great grandfather Samuel James Zimmerly joined the union army at Camp Latham, CA. Below are links about Camp Latham and the California Column:
* The Civil War Archive: Union Regimental Histories
* Historic California Posts: Camp Latham
* Camp Latham Marker Unveiling (scroll down to find the article)
See also "Samuel Zimmerly Living in Visalia, California?", "Samuel Zimmerly - California Civil War Roster", "Samuel Zimmerly and Maria Paubla Torres", and "Website Link: Fort Craig National Historic Site"