Date

Citation – Primary Source

Event / Description

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January

 

 

01/02/1855

Goodwin to Henley, January 2, 1855, Mf. RG 75, Series M 234, Roll 34:316.
Cited in:
Lynwood Carranco and Estle Beard, Genocide and Vendetta: The Round Valley Wars of Northern California, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981), 48, fn 61.
No copy of document; citation only.

A.C. Goodwin, special agent on the Russian River, whites threatened to drive the Indians out of the valley should they continue their refusal to work.”

 

01/04/1855

Secondary Sources only:
Prucha, Francis Paul. A Guide to the Military Posts of the United States, 1789-1895. Madison: The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 95.

Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 97.

Whiting, J.S. and Richard Whiting. Forts of the State of California. Lonview: Daily News Press, 1960, 58.

U.S. post at Nome Lackee Indian Reservation established “25 miles west of Tahama”; abandoned on 4/21/1858.

Nome Lackee Indian Reservation established September 1854 on Thomes Creek about 20 miles west of Tehama; originally situated in Colusa county, reservation was relocated to Tehama County in 1856 when county lines were redrawn; reservation completely abandoned in 1861.
Also known as Nome Lackee Reserve; Camp Nome Lackee; Post at Nome Lackee; Fort Vose.

 

01/04/1855

“Government and Protection of Indians.” Los Angeles Star, January 4, 1855: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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01/11/1855

AG Dead Office File, Row 3, File 3
The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part.1), Compiled with the Assistance of the Work Projects Administration from Records in the Adjutant General’s Office of California and the California State Library, (Sacramento, 1940), 68-70.

Klamath Rifles, Sixth Division, Second Brigade, Young’s Ferry, Klamath County.

May have been called Rifle Rangers

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01/11/1855

Klamath Rifles (Rifle Rangers), Item No.: B3415-1, 2nd Brigade, 6th Division

Klamath Rifles, Sixth Division, Second Brigade, Young’s Ferry, Klamath County.

 

01/13/1855

“From the Mines.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 13, 1855: p. 2, cols. 3-4.

 

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01/13/1855

“Meeting of the Citizens of Orleans Bar.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 13, 1855: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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01/13/1855

“Threatened Hostilities with the Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 13, 1855: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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01/18/1855

“Digger Indians.” Georgetown Weekly News, January 18, 1855: p. 1, col. 3.

 

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01/20/1855

“Indian Hostilities — Three Men Killed.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 20, 1855: p. 2, col. 3.

Red Cap Indians, Fort Humboldt

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01/20/1855

“Postscript.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 20, 1855: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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01/22/1855

AG Dead Office File, Row 3, File 3
The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part.1), Compiled with the Assistance of the Work Projects Administration from Records in the Adjutant General’s Office of California and the California State Library, (Sacramento, 1940), 71.

Union Volunteers, Sixth Division, Second Brigade, Union, Klamath County

Union = Arcata later

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01/22/1855

Union Volunteers . Item No.: B3415-1, 2nd Brigade, 6th Division

Union Volunteers, Sixth Division, Second Brigade, Union, Klamath County
Union = Arcata later

 

01/25/1855

“More Indian Troubles.” Los Angeles Star, January 25, 1855: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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01/27/1855

“Removal of the Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 27, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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01/27/1855

“Highly Important from Humboldt.” San Diego Herald, January 27, 1855: p. 2, col. 7.

 

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01/30/1855

AG Dead Office File, Row 3, File 8
The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part.1), Compiled with the Assistance of the Work Projects Administration from Records in the Adjutant General’s Office of California and the California State Library, (Sacramento, 1940), 72-73.

Placerville Guard, First Division, Fourth Brigade, Placerville, El Dorado County, reorganized in January 1855.

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01/30/1855

Placerville Guard . Item No.: B3414-1, 4th Brigade, 1st Division

Placerville Guard, First Division, Fourth Brigade, Placerville, El Dorado County, reorganized in January 1855.

 

01/30/1855

John E. Wool to L. Thomas, January 30, 1855, in Report of the Secretary of War, Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 73-74 (811).

Discusses Indian – white hostilities near the Klamath River.

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01/31/1855

Geo. W. Manypenny to R. McClelland, January 31, 1855, in “Message of the President Communicating a report from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the colonization of the California Indians,” Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., 2 Sess., Vol. 7, Doc. 41, pp. 2-4 (752).

Transmits request for money for two additional reservations.

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01/31/1855

Geo. W. Manypenny to R. McClelland, January 31, 1855, in Message of the President Communicating Papers from the Secretary of the Interior relative to the removal of Indians from California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., 2 Sess., Vol. 7, Doc. 41, pp. 1-2 (752).

Concerns appropriations for California Indian affairs.

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February

 

02/03/1855

“The Indian Difficulties.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 3, 1855: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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02/03/1855

“Situation of Affairs on the Klamath.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 3, 1855, p. 2, col. 2.

 

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02/03/1855

“Removal of the Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 3, 1855: p. 2, col. 3.

Man trying to rape Indian woman, then he kills an Indian boy – names perpetrator.

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02/03/1855

“Military Notice.” Weekly Mountain Democrat, February 3, 1855: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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02/04/1855

Rosborough to Henley, February 4, 1855, Mf. RG 75, Series M 234, Roll 34:392-95.

Cited in:
Lynwood Carranco and Estle Beard, Genocide and Vendetta: The Round Valley Wars of Northern California, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981), 48-49, fn 63.
No copy of document; citation only.

Rosborough as Special Agent to Klamath River reports from Weitchpec on situation. “There is a large interest at stake on this river. There are probably 500 or 600 miners employed on the Klamath and Salmon Rivers who receive their supplies from Union on Humboldt Bay and Trinidad…This is the lowest mining point on the Klamath and all supplies from above river have to pass this point…There are about 2000 Indians on the waters of the Klamath…”

 

02/05/1855

R. McClelland to the President, February 5, 1855, in Message of the President Communicating a report from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the colonization of the California Indians, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., 2 Sess., Vol. 7, Doc. 41, pp. 1-2 (752).

Transmits letter requesting money for two more California reservations and suggests that plan be adopted.

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02/10/1855

“Postscript.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 10, 1855, p. 2, col. 2.

 

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02/10/1855

“From the Seat of War.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 10, 1855, p. 2, col. 2.

 

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02/17/1855

“An Aboriginal Orator.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 17, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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02/17/1855

“Deserving.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 17, 1855: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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02/17/1855

“Letter from Lt. Wiley of the Union Volunteers.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 17, 1855: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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02/17/1855

“Outrageous.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 17, 1855: p. 2, col. 5.

Men burnt down rancheria of friendly Indians

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02/17/1855

“Indian Hostilities in Humboldt County.” The Union Democrat-Sonora, February 17, 1855: p. 4, col. 1.

 

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02/17/1855

“Indian Difficulties.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 17, 1855: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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02/20/1855

Henley to Manypenny, February 20, 1855, Mf. RG 75, Series M 234, Roll 34:355-65.
Cited in:
Lynwood Carranco and Estle Beard, Genocide and Vendetta: The Round Valley Wars of Northern California, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981), 48, fn 62.
No copy of document; citation only.

Special agents Major William McDaniel and Capt. William McQueen (appointed for north of S.F.) procured indictments for five men who were kidnapping Indian children.

 

02/22/1855

Rosborough to Henley, February 22, 1855, Mf. RG 75, Series M 234, Roll 34:460-61.

Cited in:
Lynwood Carranco and Estle Beard, Genocide and Vendetta: The Round Valley Wars of Northern California, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981), 48, fn 64.
No copy of document; citation only.

Rosborough reports: “A large body of Indians are being run off, being shot at or outraged by a portion of the whites. These Indians beg for protection and a large majority of whites are anxious to protect them, but they can’t guard all the rancherias day and night and at the same time pursue the hostile Indians into the mountains and also work for sufficient gold dust to supply themselves with provisions…”

 

02/23/1855

U.S. Congress, House, Committee on Indian Affairs, Report on the petition of Felix Argenti, February 23, 1855, H. Rpts., 33 Cong., 2 Sess., Vol. 1, Rpt. 127, pp. 1-3 (808).

Concerns beef deliveries by Adam Johnston.

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02/24/1855

“The Klamath War.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 24, 1855: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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02/24/1855

“Indian Troubles on the Klamath.” Weekly Mountain Democrat, February 24, 1855: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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02/26/1855

John E. Wool to L. Thomas, February 26, 1855, in Report of the Secretary of War, Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 74-75 (811).

Indian agent appointed to stem hostilities on the Klamath River.

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02/28/1855

P. Clayton, Report of the Second Auditor of the Treasury, February 28, 1855, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., 2 Sess., Vol. 11, Doc. 69, pp. 1, 99-107 (756).

Includes itemized disbursements to California Indian Superintendency.

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02/28/1855

“Indian Troubles on the Klamath.” Nevada Democrat, February 28, 1855: p. 1, col. 5.

 

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March

 

 

March 1855

Secondary Sources only:
Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 99.

Strobridge, William F. Regulars in the Redwoods: The U.S. Army in Northern California, 1852-1861. Spokane: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 95.
Whiting, J.S. and Richard Whiting. Forts of the State of California. Lonview: Daily News Press, 1960, 86.

Field detachment of companies B and F of the 4th Infantry named Camp Wool (aka Fort Wool, Camp Strowbridge); Located at confluence of Trinity and Klamath rivers, about 140 miles north of the mouth of the Klamath,

[Note: newspapers refer to “Strawbridge”]

 

03/01/1855

Geo. Manypenny to R. McClelland, March 1, 1855, in Message from the President of the United States Transmitting Additional estimates for the pay of Indian agents, H. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., 2 Sess., Vol. 10, Doc. 94, pp. 2-3 (790).

Notes the effect of Congressional actions on the appointment of three additional Indian agents for California and associated costs.

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03/02/1855

R. McClelland to the President, March 2, 1855, in Message from the President of the United States Transmitting Additional estimates for the pay of Indian agents, H. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., 2 Sess., Vol. 10, Doc. 94, pp. 1-2 (790).

Notes the effect of recent Congressional actions would result in the appointment of three additional Indian agents in California.

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03/03/1855

“Capt. D.H. Snyder.” Weekly Humboldt Times, March 3, 1855: p. 2. col. 1.

 

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03/03/1855

“The Indian War.” Weekly Humboldt Times, March 3, 1855: p. 2, cols. 2-3.

 

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03/03/1855

“Communicated.” Weekly Humboldt Times, March 3, 1855: p. 2, cols. 4-5.

 

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03/10/1855

“Indian Agency.” Weekly Humboldt Times, March 10, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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03/17/1855

“For the Klamath.” Weekly Humboldt Times, March 17, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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April

 

 

 

 

04/07/1855

“The Indian Difficulties Settled.” Weekly Humboldt Times, April 7, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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04/07/1855

“Letter from Major Murdock.” Weekly Humboldt Times, April 7, 1855: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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04/07/1855

“Lo, the Poor Indian!” Alta California, April 7, 1855, p. 2, col. 1.

Slavery

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04/09/1855

Henley to Manypenny, April 9, 1855 Mf. RG 75, Series M 234, Roll 34:459.
Cited in:
Lynwood Carranco and Estle Beard, Genocide and Vendetta: The Round Valley Wars of Northern California, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981), 49, fn 65.
No copy of document; citation only.

Henley sends Siskiyou County agent to join a detachment of soldiers (?); complains to Indian Commissioner that soldiers “remain quietly at their posts” when locals looking to Henley to stop the Indian hostilities.

 

04/11/1855

John E. Wool to L. Thomas, April 11, 1855, in Report of the Secretary of War, Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 75-78 (811).

Concerns Whipple’s assignment to quell Klamath River hostilities and create reserve.

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04/14/1855

“The Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, April 14, 1855: p. 2 col. 3.

 

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04/21/1855

The Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, April 21, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

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May

 

 

05/05/1855

“Kidnapping Indians,” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 5, 1855, p. 1, col. 6.

Slavery

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05/10/1855

“Indian Murders.” Sacramento Daily Union, May 10, 1855: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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05/12/1855

“Indian Difficulties.” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 12, 1855: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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05/15/1855

“The Indian Murder on Cottonwood.” Sacramento Daily Union, May 15, 1855: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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05/19/1855

“Farm in Hoopa.” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 19, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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05/19/1855

“Red Cap Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 19, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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05/19/1855

“Indian Reservation.” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 19, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

Indian Reservation – States that an area between Young’s Ferry and the mouth of the Klamath has been selected for a reservation.

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05/26/1855

“Indian Difficulties Again Threatened.” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 26, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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05/26/1855

“The Indian Reservation.” Alta California, May 26, 1855: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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05/28/1855

“Indian Agency.” Sacramento Daily Union, May 28, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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05/30/1855

“Mendocino Indians,” Sacramento Daily Union, May 30, 1855, p. 2, col. 2.

Settler complains that Indians stealing his crops

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June

 

 

06/09/1855

“The Indian Agent.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 9, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/09/1855

AG Dead Office File, Row 5, File 1
The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part.1), Compiled with the Assistance of the Work Projects Administration from Records in the Adjutant General’s Office of California and the California State Library, (Sacramento, 1940), 76.
Adjutant General Report 1850-1863, p. 50

Yuba Guard, Fifth Division, First Brigade, Yuba County

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06/09/1855

Yuba Guard. Item No.: B3412-3, 1st Brigade, 5th Division

Yuba Guard, Fifth Division, First Brigade, Yuba Co

 

06/16/1855

“Indian Murder.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 16, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/16/1855

“Indian Outrages.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 16,1855: p. 2, col. 2.

Volunteers bring in scalps of Indians when killed

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06/16/1855

“Col. Henly.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 16, 1855: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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06/16/1855

“Rumored Murder of Whites on the Klamath.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 16, 1855: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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06/16/1855

“Mr. Beale and the Indian Bureau.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 16, 1855: p. 2, cols. 3-4.

 

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06/16/1855

“In 1851, Dr. Wozencraft…” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 16, 1855: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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06/16/1855

“Sixteen Whites Reported to be Killed by the Indians.” The Union Democrat-Sonora, June 16, 1855: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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06/23/55

“Indian Report of the Murder of Four White Men.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 23, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/19/1855

Whipple’s Report of the “Klamath Reservation,” June 19, 1855, Mf. RG 75, Series M 234, Roll 34:601-608.

Cited in:
Lynwood Carranco and Estle Beard, Genocide and Vendetta: The Round Valley Wars of Northern California, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981), 49, fn 68.
No copy of document; citation only.

Agent Whipple sent by Henley to examine country on both sides of the Klamath to find a location for a reservation. Whipple made his report that he found area a “most eligible site, with twelve or sixteen hundred Indians living within the bounds of the proposed reservation…on the whole distance of thirty miles there is not a single settlement of white men for mining or other purposes.”

 

6/23/1855

“Indians in Southern Oregon” Union Democrat Sonora, June 23, 1855, p.3, col. 2

Nome Lackee

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6/23/1855

“A Desperate Indian Killed.” Weekly Butte Record, June 23, 1855: p. 1, col. 7.

 

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06/24/1855

Peters to Henley, June 24, 1855, Mf. RG 75, Series M 234, Roll 34:688.
Cited in:
Lynwood Carranco and Estle Beard, Genocide and Vendetta: The Round Valley Wars of Northern California, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981), 51, fn 70.
No copy of document; citation only.

Judge Peters complains about Indians who spoke different language than ones on the Klamath occupy all the country west and south of the South Fork of the Trinity River in the Eel River Valley and along the trails leading from Humboldt Bay to Sacramento Valley and to Weaverville; judge suggests putting in a reservation in Round Valley.

 

06/30/1855

“Our Indian Reservations” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 30, 1855, p. 1, col. 5.

Nome Lackee

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06/30/1855

“From the Klamath.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 30, 1855: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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July

 

 

07/05/1855

AG Dead Office File, Row 3, File 5
The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part.1), Compiled with the Assistance of the Work Projects Administration from Records in the Adjutant General’s Office of California and the California State Library, (Sacramento, 1940), 77-78.

Mountain Blues, Fourth Division, Second Brigade, Iowa Hill, Placer County; wanted to suppress Indians in Klamath County too.

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07/05/1855

Mountain Blues, Item No.: B3414-3, 2nd Brigade, 4th Division

 

 

07/14/1855

“Indians on Klamath.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 14, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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07/14/1855

“Indian Difficulties.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 14, 1855: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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07/14/1855

“Notice.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 14, 1855: p. 3, col. 4.

Notice that Klamath Reservation is established.

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07/21/1855

“Klamath Reservation.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 21, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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August

 

 

08/11/1855

“Indian Murders on Klamath.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 11, 1855: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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08/18/1855

“Indian Troubles in the North.” Petaluma Weekly Journal and Sonoma County Advertiser, August 18, 1855: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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08/25/855

“Indian Troubles in the North.” Petaluma Weekly Journal and Sonoma County Advertiser, August 25, 1855: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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September

 

 

09/01/1855

“Atrocity,” Petaluma Weekly Journal and Sonoma County Advocate, p. 2, col. 6.

Slavery

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09/01/1855

“Important from the North.” Petaluma Weekly Journal and Sonoma County Advertiser, September 1, 1855, p. 2, col. 2.

 

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09/04/1855

John E. Wool to L. Thomas, September 4, 1855, in Report of the Secretary of War, Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 78-80 (811).

 

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09/08/1855

“Indian Troubles on Upper Klamath.” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 8, 1855: p. 2, col. 4.

Very hard to read.

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09/11/1855

AG Dead Office File, Row 3, File 3
The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part.1), Compiled with the Assistance of the Work Projects Administration from Records in the Adjutant General’s Office of California and the California State Library, (Sacramento, 1940), 99-101.

Salmon Guard, Sixth Division, Second Brigade, Sawyers Bar, Klamath County

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09/11/1855

Salmon Guard, Item No.: B3415-1, 2nd Brigade, 6th Division

Salmon Guard, Sixth Division, Second Brigade, Sawyers Bar, Klamath County

 

09/15/1855

“The Indians at the North.” Weekly Butte Record, September 15, 1855: p. 2, col. 6.

 

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09/15/1855

“Massacre of Americans by Indians.” Weekly Butte Record, September 15, 1855: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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09/15/1855

“Indian Troubles in the Interior.” Los Angeles Star, September 15, 1855: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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09/29/1855

“Death of an Indian Chief.” Weekly Butte Record, September 29, 1855: p. 2, col. 6.

 

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October

 

 

10/06/1855

“Indians as Witnesses.” Weekly Humboldt Times, October 6, 1855: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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10/06/1855

“Notice!” Weekly Humboldt Times, October 6, 1855.

 

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10/06/1855

“Three White Men Murdered by Indians.” Petaluma Weekly Journal and Sonoma County Advertiser, October 6, 1855: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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10/__1855

J. Ross Browne Letter on the Conditions of the Indian Reservations in California, 1857 Mf. RG 75, Series M 234, Roll 35:952-65.
Cited in:
Lynwood Carranco and Estle Beard, Genocide and Vendetta: The Round Valley Wars of Northern California, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981), 58, fn 7.
No copy of document; citation only.

Mendocino Reservation established

 

10/13/1855

“The Indian Reservations” Alta California: October 13, 1855, p. 2, col. 1.

Nome Lackee

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10/15/1855

“The Indian Reservations.” Alta California, October 15, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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10/19/1855

John E. Wool to L. Thomas, October 19, 1855, in Report of the Secretary of War, Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 80-81 (811).

Notes Indian troubles in Northern California.

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10/20/1855

“Exciting News from the Interior!” Weekly Humboldt Times, October 20, 1855: p. 2, cols. 1-2.

 

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10/24/1855

“Indian Reservations.” Nevada Democrat, October 24, 1855: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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10/26/1855

AG Dead Office File, Row 5, File 1
The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part.1), Compiled with the Assistance of the Work Projects Administration from Records in the Adjutant General’s Office of California and the California State Library (Sacramento, 1940), 123-127.

Forest Rifles
Forest City, Sierra County

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10/26/1855

Item No.: B3410-2, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Co. C

 

 

10/27/1855

“Indian Fight Near Red Bluffs.” Petaluma Weekly Journal and Sonoma County Advertiser, October 27, 1855: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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10/27/1855

“The Reservation” Los Angeles Star, October 27, 1855, p. 2, col. 1.

Nome Lackee

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10/27/1855

“Removal of Indians” Marysville Daily Herald, October 27, 1855, p. 2, col. 3.

Grass Valley Indians to Nome Lackee

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10/27/1855

“Progressive” Petaluma Weekly Journal and Sonoma County Advocate, October 27, 1855, p 2, col. 5.

 

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10/30/1855

“Indian Removals” Grass Valley Telegraph, October 30, 1855, p. 2, col. 1-2

Nome Lackee

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10/31/1855

“The Indians” Nevada Democrat, October 31, 1855, p. 2, col. 2

Nome Lackee

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November

 

 

November 1855

“Statement showing the tribes of Indians within the limits of the United States territory, number of souls, and place of residence of each tribe, made up from the best data in the possession of the Indian office,” November 1855, document No. 122 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 1, Doc. 1, pp. 575-576 (810).

 

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11/03/1855

AG Dead Office File, Row 3, File 3
The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part.1), Compiled with the Assistance of the Work Projects Administration from Records in the Adjutant General’s Office of California and the California State Library, (Sacramento, 1940), 104.
Adjutant General Report April 1861

Mounted Coast Riflemen or Mounted Coast Rifles, Sixth Division, Second Brigade
Crescent City, Klamath County

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11/03/1855

Mounted Coast Riflemen, Item No.: B3415-1,2nd Brigade, 6th Division

Mounted Coast Riflemen or Mounted Coast Rifles, Sixth Division, Second Brigade, Crescent City, Klamath County

 

11/06/1855

“The Indian War.” Grass Valley Telegraph, November 6, 1855: p. 2, col. 2.

Col. Henly has 165 Indians, marching them to the reservation.

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11/10/1855

“Indians; From Yreka – The Yuba Indians.” Los Angeles Star, November 10, 1855: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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110/10/1855

“Indian Fight Near Red Bluff.” Los Angeles Star, November 10, 1855: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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11/14/1855

“Nome Lackee Reservation.” Alta California, November 14, 1855: p. 2, col. 6.

 

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11/15/1855

“Exciting News from the Indian War; The War in Shasta Valley; The Very Latest.” Georgetown Weekly News, November 15, 1855: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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11/17/1855

“The Indian Troubles.” Petaluma Weekly Journal and Sonoma County Advertiser, November 17, 1855: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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11/17/1855

“Fight with the Indians in Shasta Valley.” Weekly Butte Record, November 17, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

Klamath River Ferry

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11/17/1855

“The Indian War.” Weekly Butte Record, November 17, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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11/17/1855

AG Dead Office File, Row 6, File 2
The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part.1), Compiled with the Assistance of the Work Projects Administration from Records in the Adjutant General’s Office of California and the California State Library, (Sacramento, 1940), 105-106.

Mountain Riflemen (formerly New York Guard) Fifth Division, First Brigade, New York Flat, Yuba County
May also have been called Independent New York Guard

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11/17/1855

Mountain Riflemen (Independent New York Guard), Item No.: B3410-2, 1st Brigade, 1st Division

 

 

11/20/1855

“Indian Council.” Grass Valley Telegraph, November 20, 1855: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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11/20/1855

“Nome Lackee Reservation” Grass Valley Telegraph, November 20, 1855, p. 2, col. 5.

Nome Lackee

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11/21/1855

“Indian Reservation.” Weekly Humboldt Times, November 21, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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11/24/1855

“Lo, the Poor Indian.” Weekly Butte Record, November 24, 1855: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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11/26/1855

Geo. W. Manypenny, Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, November 26, 1855, Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 1, Doc. 1, pp. 321-345 (810).

Discusses California Indian issues on pages 334-335.

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11/30/1855

“Found Dead.” Weekly Humboldt Times, November 30, 1855: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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December

 

 

12/01/1855

AG Dead Office File, Row 3, File 8
The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part.1), Compiled with the Assistance of the Work Projects Administration from Records in the Adjutant General’s Office of California and the California State Library, (Sacramento, 1940), 107-110.

Plumas Rangers, Sixth Division, First Brigade, Quincy, Plumas County

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12/01/1855

Plumas Rangers . Item No.: B3414-2, 1st Brigade, 6th Division

 

 

12/03/1855

Jeff’n Davis, “Report of the Secretary of War,” [December 3, 1855] Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 3-48 (811) [Includes report compendium.]

Discusses diversion of troops for wars in West and Pacific region, and for surveys, pp. 4, 14-16.

 

12/06/1855

AG Dead Office File, Row 4, File 1
Sacramento Union, August 11, 1856, p. 1, col. 7
The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part.1), Compiled with the Assistance of the Work Projects Administration from Records in the Adjutant General’s Office of California and the California State Library (Sacramento, 1940), 111-114.

Siskiyou Guard, Sixth Division, Second Brigade, Humbug City, Siskiyou County

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12/06/1855

Siskiyou Guard, Item No.: B3414-1, 2nd Brigade, 6th Division

Siskiyou Guard, Sixth Division, Second Brigade, Humbug City, Siskiyou County

 

12/31/1855

Folder F3753:740, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Report by Board of Examiners of War Claims to the California Legislature. Report states the total War Debt without interest at $848,549.73 and Board says $24,936.46 can’t be audited because of informal nature of transfer of claims and conflicts of interest. Written in Sacramento, December 31, 1855.

 

 

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