Date

Citation – Primary Source

Event / Description

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January

 

 

 

1862

Secondary Source only:
Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 70.

Camp Hot Creek Station established as most likely a stage station on travel route, 35 miles southwest of Fort Crook.

 

1862

Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 100.

Yager Creek Crossing Camp, temporary post established close to Hydesville, Humboldt County.

 

1862

Secondary Source only:
Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 65.

Camp Curtis (Camp on Janes Farm) established, located 1 mile north of Arcata, Humboldt County; headquarters of the Mountain Battalion of California Volunteers from 1862 to 1865. Captain George Ousley with Company B of the Battalion first garrisoned Camp Curtis near Daby’s Ferry, then moved to Fawn Prairie on the Hoopa Trail.

 

1862

Secondary Source only:
Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 95.

Camp Swasey, temporary post located at Hydesville near Eureka, Humboldt County.
California Volunteers.

 

1862

Secondary Source only:
Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 81.

Camp Olney established on Upper Mattole River, about 40 miles south of Fort Humboldt.

Company K, 2nd California Volunteers

 

1862

Secondary Source only:
Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 84.

Camp Redwood located midway between Trinidad and Elk Camp, Humboldt County. Army regulars posted at camp to act as escorts on Coastal Trail.

 

1862

Secondary Source only:
Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 84.

Reed’s Ranch Post located SE of Fort Humboldt.

 

01/02/1862

Folder F3753:611, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Order from Brigadier General Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to Major Wm. C. Martin to sell all supplies and equipment except ordinance, used by mounted volunteer company against Indians in Humboldt County and to turn money into him. Written in Sacramento, January 2, 1862.

 

01/07/1862

Folder F3753:857, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Telegram from Senator Latham, California, to Governor Downey to effect that the 3rd Auditor is very slow in settling Indian Debt – little progress. Written in Washington, D.C., January 7, 1862.

 

01/08/1862

Folder F3753:858, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Dispatch from Governor Downey to California State Senate enclosing report of Nordheimer, Committee on California War Debt Board and telegram from Senator Latham. Says should get paid off in about one month. Written in Sacramento, January 8, 1862.

 

01/10/1862

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, 74.

Whiting, J.S. and Richard Whiting. Forts of the State of California. Lonview: Daily News Press, 1960, 40.

Fort Lippitt/Camp Lippitt located on Humboldt Bay, separate temporary post (two months) at Bucksport.

2nd California Infantry

 

01/11/1862

“Indian Predictions.” Nevada Democrat, January 11, 1862: p. 2, col.1

 

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01/11/1862

“Correspondence btwn Gen. Wright and Indian Agent Hansen” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 11, 1862, p. 3, col. 1-2.

Nome Lackee

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01/11/1862

Troops for Humboldt,” Trinity Weekly Journal, January 11, 1862, p. 4, col. 2.

Del Norte Indians, Fort Humboldt, Humboldt Indians, Klamath Indians

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01/11/1862

“Indian Troubles in Humboldt.” Trinity Weekly Journal, January 11, 1862: p. 1, col. 4.

 

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01/11/1862

“Correspondence.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 11, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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01/11/1862

“Indian Affairs.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 11, 1862: p. 4, col. 1.

 

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01/16/1862

“Indian Predictions.” Nevada Democrat, January 11, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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01/25/1862

“Indian Reservation.” The Humboldt Times, January 25, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

Abandoning Klamath reservation for reservation on the Smith River

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01/25/1862

Folder F3753:859, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to R.J. Atkinson, 3rd Auditor, Treasury with list of War Bonds issued after 1854. Written in Sacramento, January 25, 1862.

 

01/30/1862

Folder F3753:905, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to H. G. Fant, Washington D.C., stating Kibbe has forwarded a list of war bonds issued since 1854 direct to 3d Auditor. Tells Fant to be sure all bonds listed are paid off. Written in San Francisco, Jan. 30, 1862.

 

 

February

 

 

02/01/1862

“Legislative: Indian Commission.” The Humboldt Times, February 1, 1862: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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02/04/1862

Folder F3753:860, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Michael Yreka to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, stating he lost or had stolen some California War Bonds in 1858 and wondered if he could get new ones issued or how to proceed. Written in Galesville, Oregon, February 4, 1862.

 

02/08/1862

“Indian Reservations.” The Humboldt Times, February 8, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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02/08/1862

“The Governor’s Message: Indian Hostilities.” The Humboldt Times, February 8, 1862: p. 2, col. 2 & 3.

 

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02/08/1862

“Hostile Indians.” The Humboldt Times, February 8, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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02/08/1862

“Indian Commission.” The Humboldt Times, February 8, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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02/14/1862

Geo. M. Hanson to William P. Dole, February 14, 1862, Unnumbered document of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 37 Cong., 3 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, Pt. 2, pp. 460-462 (1157).

Discusses flooding of Klamath reservation and creation of Smith River Reserve.

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02/15/1862

“Brush with Indians.” The Humboldt Times, February 15, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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02/20/1862

Folder F3753:861, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to J.W. Hoag. Claims Committee for California asking for full committee meeting to pass a bill to pay claims of people who furnished supplies and services. Written in Sacramento, February 20, 1862.

 

02/20/1862

Folder F3753:862, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from G.R. Warren, California Controller, to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, stating that in reply to his request to settle the accounts of certain supplies to Kibbe’s Rangers in 1859 only certain ones of the claimants
had bills on file with Controller’s Office. These, he assumes, will be paid out of last appropriation of Legislature. Written in Sacramento, February 20, 1862.

 

02/22/1862

“Apprenticing Indians.” The Humboldt Times, February 22, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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02/26/1862

Folder F3753:863, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from L.R. Warren, California Controller, to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, stating he can’t find accounts of two others listed as being owed money for supplying Kibbe’s Rangers in 1859. Written in Sacramento, February 26, 1862.

 

02/28/1862

Folder F3753:864, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from R.J. Atkinson, 3rd Auditor, to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, acknowledging receipt of letter sent January 25 that contained certified list of War Bonds issued after January 1, 1854. Says got letter but no enclosed list. Written in Washington, D.C., February 28, 1862.

 

 

 

 

March

 

 

 

03/00/1862

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, 75.

Whiting, J.S. and Richard Whiting. Forts of the State of California. Lonview: Daily News Press, 1960, 41.

Camp Lyon/Fort Lyon located on Bremer Ranch property on right bank of Mad River, 20 miles east of Arcata, Humboldt County.
Abandoned end of 1862.

2nd California Infantry

Post in mountains around the Mad River

 

03/01/1862

Folder F3753:865, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to California State Senate Committee on Claims. Pushes to get his expenses and services paid for the time he was in Washington, D.C. attempting to get Congress to appropriate money for payment of California War Debts. Written in Sacramento, March 1, 1862.

 

03/01/1862

“Indian Depredations.” The Humboldt Times, March 1, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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03/10/1862

Folder F3753:866, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Codington to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, soliciting his assistance in getting payment for supplies furnished his Rangers in 1858-59. Matter in hands of lawyer. Written in Arcata, March 10, 1862.

 

03/11/1862

Folder F3753:867, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to G.P. Warner, Controller, asking if a bill for beef and corn furnished his command, Rangers, in 1859 was on file in Warner’s Office. Written in Sacramento, March 11, 1862.

 

03/12/1862

Folder F3753:868, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. T. Coleman and Company to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, stating while they had no personal knowledge of Rittenhouse, Fant and Company they understood it was one of largest in Washington, D.C. Written in San Francisco, March 12, 1862.

 

03/12/1862

Folder F3753:869, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Resolution from State Assembly asking that Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, account for present status of War Debt, War Bonds, Coupons – why hasn’t Debt been paid, what interest due, etc. Written in Sacramento, March 12, 1862.

 

03/13/1862

Folder F3753:870, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to Walter Van Dyke, California Legislature, justifying why his expenses and services should be paid by state while in Washington D.C. trying to get Congress to appropriate money for California War Debt liquidation. Kibbe’s bill only $15,000, which he claims is less than 2% of monies collected. These are two letters, original and copy in different hand. Written in San Francisco, March 13, 1862.

 

03/14/1862

Folder F3753:871, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from G.R. Warren to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to answer his query as to bill for beef by Olivel and Lewis for Kibbe’s Rangers in 1859 being on file in negative. Written in Sacramento, March 14, 1862.

 

03/15/1862

“Payment of Troops,” Weekly Humboldt Times, March 15, 1862, p. 2, col. 2.

Volunteer “guides” to the U.S. Troops paid; U.S. Senator Latham intervened to get the funds

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03/15/1862

“Legislative – Indian Affairs.” The Humboldt Times, March 15, 1862: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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03/15/1862

Folder F3753:873, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to George Woodman, Assemblyman, telling him the claims of Oliver and Lewis will be paid by Congressional appropriation within 90 days. Written in San Francisco, March 15, 1862.

 

03/15/1862

Folder F3753:874, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to J. Manheim stating appropriation bill now law – all Humboldt and Klamath Expedition 1858-59 bills will soon be cleared up. Written in San Francisco, March 15, 1862.

 

03/17/1862

Folder F3753:872, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to State Senator John G. Doll asking his help in procuring appropriation to pay Kibbe for War Debt services in D.C. Same information as in other letters. Written in San Francisco, March 17, 1862.

 

03/19/1862

Folder F3753:875, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe to Walter Van Dyke, State Senate, saying the Assembly Ways and Means Committee won’t include a bill of one Whipple in annual appropriation bill – asks him to talk to Chairman so it may be attended to in some way. Written in San Francisco, March 19, 1862.

 

03/20/1862

Folder F3753:877, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Statement of expenses of various Indian expeditions and amounts audited and unaudited (verified) by Board of War Examiners. Written in Sacramento, March 20, 1862.

 

03/21/1862

Folder F3753:876, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to Walter Van Dyke, State Senate, saying that Board of War Examiners had passed upon the claims of Captain Wright’s Humboldt Cavalry and therefore, the interested parties could cash their Bonds soon. Written in San Francisco, March 21, 1862.

 

03/23/1862

Folder F3753:878, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to one Bell, Clerk, Board of War Examiners, asking if papers of John Gillson relative to property destroyed are on file in his office. Written in San Francisco, March 23, 1862.

 

03/23/1862

Secondary Sources only:
Prucha, Francis Paul. A Guide to the Military Posts of the United States, 1789-1895. Madison: The State Histor4ical Society of Wisconsin, 59.

Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 61.

Whiting, J.S. and Richard Whiting. Forts of the State of California. Lonview: Daily News Press, 1960, 6-7.

Fort Baker U.S. military post established, located 28 miles east of Hydesville on the west bank of the Van Dusen Fork of the Eel River, Humboldt County; at Neil’s ranch, 9 miles eastward of the South Fork of Yager Creek.

 

03/27/1862

“Narrow Escape from Indians.” Red Bluff Beacon, March 27, 1862: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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03/29/1862

“Narrow Escape From Indians.” Nevada Democrat, March 29, 1862: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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03/29/1862

“Horrible Indian Outrages – The Savages become Bolder.” The Humboldt Times, March 29, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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03/29/1862

“Indian Affairs.” The Humboldt Times, March 29, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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03/31/1862

George M. Hanson to William P. Dole, March 31, 1862, document no. 64 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 37 Cong., 3 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, Pt. 2, pp. 463-464 (1157).

Requests money for Smith Reservation and to recoup losses at Klamath due to floods.

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03/31/1862

Folder F3753:880, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to G.R. Ashley asking if one Vosser, Walker, Hendricks are on rolls of El Dorado Expedition. Written in San Francisco, March 31, 1862.

 

 

 

 

 

April

 

 

 

04/03/1862

Folder F3753:881, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from John F. Hyer to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking him to help in settling claim of Simpson Va ser for service in El Dorado Expedition. Says Simpson sick, needs money; also Simpson has discharges of Washington Hendricks and John Walker. Written at Mokelumne River, April 3, 1862.

 

04/03/1862

“Military Movements Against the Humboldt Indians.” Nevada Democrat, April 3, 1862: p. 1, col. 4.

 

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04/03/1862

“More Indian Outrages in Humboldt.” Nevada Democrat, April 3, 1862: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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04/05/1862

“Judicious.” The Humboldt Times, April 5, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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04/08/1862

“Indian Outrages at Arcata.” Marysville Daily Appeal, April 8, 1862: p. 1, col. 7.

 

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04/09/1862

Folder F3753:612, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Petition accompanied by news article of proceedings and resolutions from Arcata citizens to Governor Stanford asking protection from Indians and removal to distant reservation of some. Written in Arcata, Humboldt County, April 9, 1862.

 

04/11/1862

“Indian Troubles.” Alta California, April 11, 1862: p. 1, col. 6.

 

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04/12/1862

“Kidnapping Indians,” Nevada Democrat, April 12, 1862, p. 2, col. 2.

Kidnapping, indentures

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04/12/1862

“An Indian Reservation Gone In” Placer Herald, April 12, 1862, p. 1, col. 6.

Nome Lackee

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04/12/1862

“Indian Outrages in Humboldt.” Trinity Weekly Journal, April 12, 1862: p. 4, col. 1.

 

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04/14/1862

Folder F3753:1029, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Brigadier General George Wright to Governor L. Stanford informing him that troops were sent to quell Indian disturbances at Susanville. Written at Headquarters, Department of Pacific, San Francisco, April 14,
1862.

 

04/14/1862

“Indian Outrages at Humboldt.” Alta California, April 14, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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04/14/1862

“Indian Slavery.” Alta California, April 14, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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04/17/1862

“Decay of a Reservation.” Nevada Democrat, April 17, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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04/17/1862

“Nome Lackee Reservation.” Red Bluff Beacon, April 17, 1862: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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04/17/1862

“Squaw Men.” Visalia Weekly Delta, April 17, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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04/18/1862

Folder F3753:882, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from E.W. Inskeep to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking whether he is entitled to pay for service in Indian Wars and for others who are listed in letter. Wants Kibbe to give him Minie rifle also. Written in Cold Spring Valley, April 18, 1862.

 

04/19/1862

“Cooper Mills Robbed by Indians While Guarded by U.S. Troops,” Weekly Humboldt Times, April 19, 1862, col. 1.

 

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04/22/1862

Folder F3753:613, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Petition from citizens of area to Governor Stanford asking for use of 40-50 state muskets/rifles to use to defend against Indians on Klamath and Trinity Rivers. Written at Sawyers Bar, Salmon River, April 22, 1862.

 

04/22/1862

Folder F3753:883, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. I. Paugh to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking for him to forward information on Simpson Vasser previously requested. Says Vasser now in bad health, object of charity. Written in Jackson, April 22, 1862.

 

04/23/1862

Folder F3753:884, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to G.R. Warren, State Controller, concerning existence of claim for blacksmith services for Kibbe’s Rangers 1859. Says man in, great distress – please reply promptly. Written in San Francisco, April 23, 1862.

 

04/24/1862

Folder F3753:885, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from G.R. Warren, State Controller to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, relative to Daniel Fuller – no record of blacksmithing. (Kibbe obviously handed out chits and didn’t bother to record them with State). Written in Sacramento, April 24, 1862.

 

04/24/1862

“Another Outrage.” Nevada Democrat, April 24, 1862: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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04/26/1862

“Arrival of Troops,” Weekly Humboldt Times, April 26, 1862, p. 3 col. 1.

California Volunteers arrive by ship Oregon, Fort Gaston

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04/29/1862

Folder F3753:886, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to H.R. Warner, State Controller, asks him to look in unaudited files for blacksmithing bill of Fuller. Says man who holds Fuller’s power of attorney willing to pay Warner’s clerk if after hours involved. Written in San Francisco, April 29, 1862.

 

 

 

 

May

 

 

May 1862

Secondary Source only:
Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 60.

Fort Anderson/ Camp Anderson established on right bank of Redwood Creek about 27 miles NE of Arcata, Humboldt County.

 

May 1862

Secondary Source only:
Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 67.

Elk Camp established, located 15 miles NE of Camp Anderson, Humboldt County.

 

05/03/1862

“Lower Trinity and the Indians.” Trinity Weekly Journal, May 3, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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05/03/1862

“In another column of todays Times…” The Humboldt Times, May 3, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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05/05/1862

“Indian Troubles North — Particulars of a Fight.” Sacramento Daily Union, May 5, 1862: p. 4, col. 7.

 

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05/06/1862

“Indian Troubles in Tehama County.” Nevada Democrat, May 6, 1862: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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05/08/1862

“Indian Difficulties.” Red Bluff Beacon, May 8, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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05/08/1862

“Trouble Brewing.” Red Bluff Beacon, May 8, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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05/08/1862

“Burial of the Victims.” Red Bluff Beacon, May 8, 1862: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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05/10/1862

“John Sap Shot.” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 10, 1862: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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05/10/1862

“Indians.” The Humboldt Times, May 10, 1862: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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05/11/1862

Folder F3753:888, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from George Hoger to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, enclosing some War Bonds and asking him to do best he can with them. Written in Marysville, May 11, 1862.

 

05/15/1862

“More About the Indian Fight.” Nevada Democrat, May 15, 1862: p. 1, col. 5.

 

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05/17/1862

“To Col. F.J. Lippitt.” The Humboldt Times, May 17, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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05/20/1862

Folder F3753:889, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Neill Driscoll to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking whether he has any paper bonds in his name for service with Captain Martin’s Volunteer Company from Siskiyou County in 1855. Says sick, can’t work. Written in San Francisco, May 20, 1862

 

05/22/1862

Folder F3753:891, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to G.R. Warner, State Controller asking for Schedule of Claims paid under various state appropriations for expenses of Indian Expeditions to forward to 3rd Auditor, U.S. Treasury. Written in Sacramento, May 22, 1862.

 

05/22/1862

Folder F3753:761, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from G.M. Hanson to Governor Stanford soliciting a letter of recommendation from him for Henson to become Indian Superintendent of California. Written in San Francisco, May 22, 1862.

 

05/24/1862

“Victorious Indians.” Trinity Weekly Journal, May 24, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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05/24/1862

“Fort Baker.” The Humboldt Times, May 24, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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05/24/1862

“Indian Fight.”The Placer Herald, May 24, 1862: p. 1. col. 4.

 

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05/30/1862

Folder F3753:893, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from J. Manheim to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking whether he must be in Sacramento to collect his money for claims for services with Company Volunteers in Humboldt County or can collect later or partially draw warrants against money. Written in San Francisco, May 30, 1862.

 

 

 

June

 

 

June 1862

Secondary Source only:
Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 66.

Daby’s Ferry Post established, located at a crossing on the Mad River about 3 miles from Arcata, Humboldt County.

 

June 1862

Secondary Source only:
Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 84.

Camp at Red Bluff located at Red Bluff, Tehama County garrisoned by one company of the California Calvary.

 

06/01/1862

Folder F3753:893, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from O. Harvey to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking if certain War Bonds were payable yet. Written in Placerville, June 1, 1862.

 

06/02/1862

Folder F3753:895, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to J. Manheim furnishing him with information requested that he will be paid in the order in which his claim was filed. Kibbe will tell him when money is available. Written in Sacramento, June 2, 1862.

 

06/03/1862

“Murdered By Indians.” Nevada Democrat, June 3, 1862: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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06/03/1862

Folder F3753:896, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to O. Harvey answering his query on certain bonds payability. Says bonds payable but Congress only appropriated $23M of 39M so all money gone – can’t do anything until Congress or Legislature get up money. Written in Sacramento, June 3, 1862.

 

06/04/1862

Folder F3753:488, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Brigadier General Wm Kibbe to George Henley asking what happened to stores he was authorized to pick up from Jarboe in February 1860 and why no report? Written in Sacramento, June 4, 1862.

 

06/04/1862

Folder F3753:902, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from C. O. Driscall, in County Hospital, to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking him to collect whatever he has coming for service as put in Captain Wm. Mortin’s Volunteer Company in Siskiyou County in 1855 and send it to him. Written in San Francisco, June 4, 1862.

 

06/07/1862

Folder F3753:898, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Affadavit of David Haney to effect he served four months in first Marvin Woodards (sic) and then Chesley Woodards (sic) Volunteer Cosin Clameth (sic) and Samon (sic) River Indian War of 1855. Appointed J. Carter, Attorney, to collect his pay. Written in Multnomah County, Oregon, June 7, 1862.

 

06/09/1862

Folder F3753:615, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Petition from citizens of Arcata to Governor Stanford asking him to call out volunteer company. Says Indians scattered mule train on that morning. Written in Arcata, June 9, 1862. 1 page 2 sides

 

06/13/1862

Folder F3753:900, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe to Michael Feaker in answer to query on procedure to take to recover value of lost/stolen bonds. Kibbe offers to act as his agent. Written in Sacramento, June 13, 1862.

 

06/13/1862

Folder F3753:901, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to Dr. J. G. George saying he will try and get claim attended to by one Maddux, and to include him in on any prospecting finds. Written in Sacramento, June 13, 1862.

 

06/14/1862

Folder F3753:903, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to C. O. Driscoll, in answer to request to collect his pay for service. He encloses a bond for Siskiyou campaign duty and tells him he is entitled to a Land Warrant if he never has drawn one. Written in Sacramento, June 14, 1862.

 

06/14/1862

“Indian Outrages.” Nevada Democrat, June 14, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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06/14/1862

“Startling Indian Depredations.” The Humboldt Times, June 14, 1862: p. 1, col. 4.

 

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06/14/1862

“The Missing Child.” The Humboldt Times, June 14, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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06/14/1862

“The Recent Indian Outrages on Mad River.” The Humboldt Times, June 14, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/15/1862

“Letters From Humboldt County.” Alta California, June 15, 1862: p. 1, col. 8.

 

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06/17/1862

Folder F3753:616, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Brigadier General Wright, Company Commander, Department of Pacific, to Governor Stanford acknowledging his letter and petition from citizens of Arcata. Tells Stanford now has 10 companies of infantry one of cavalry and is sending three remaining companies of 2nd Infantry, California Volunteers to Humboldt. Should be able to handle Indian problems. Written at Headquarters, Department of Pacific, San Francisco, June 17, 1862.

 

06/19/1862

Folder F3753:614, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Order from Governor Leland Stanford to Brigadier General Wm. Kibbe directing him to issue Walter Van Dyke 30 stand of rifles to arm company volunteers now being raised in Humboldt County in Eureka to defend citizens against Indians. Written in Sacramento, June 19, 1862.

 

06/21/1862

“From Humboldt Bay.” Nevada Democrat, June 21, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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06/21/1862

“Indian Outrages.” Trinity Weekly Journal, June 21, 1862: p.?, col. 5.

 

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06/21/1862

“Presents for the Poor Indians.” The Humboldt Times, June 21, 1862: p. 2, col. 2

 

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06/21/1862

“Movement of Troops,” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 21, 1862, p. 2 col. 3.

Company A, Fort Baker, California Volunteers, Fort Gaston, Camp Bragg, taken 272 prisoners, one-sixth males, rest women and children

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06/21/1862

“Military Exploit.” The Humboldt Times, June 21, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

Fort Ter-Waw

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06/21/1862

“Approved.” The Humboldt Times, June 21, 1862: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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06/24/1862

Folder F3753:904, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Dr. J. G. George to Wm. Kibbe asking for additional (inside) information on California War Bonds and their redemption schedule and values. Also tells Kibbe he is included in on any finds on proposed prospecting trip – U.S.A. troops slow coming into area of Kern River. Written in Visalia, June 24, 1862.

 

06/26/1862

Folder F3753:617, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Petition from citizens of Chico to Governor Stanford asking for men and arms to stop Indian depredations. Claim teamster just killed and three children kidnapped. Written in Chico, June 26, 1862. 1 page 2 sides

 

06/24/1862

The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part. 2), 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), 406.

Eureka Rifles, Sixth Brigade, Eureka, Humboldt County

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06/26/1862

Eureka Rifles, Item No.: B3409-3 6th Brigade

 

 

06/28/1862

“Indian Murder and Abduction.” Nevada Democrat, June 28, 1862: p. 1, col. 4.

 

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06/28/1862

“Volunteer Company,” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 28, 1862, p. 2, col. 5.

A. J. Huestis, County Judge, J.A. Whaley, Arcata Notice, Eureka Rifles, Joseph Middlemiss, Capt.

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06/28/1862

“A late number….” The Humboldt Times, June 28, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/28/1862

“Application for Assistance.” The Humboldt Times, June 28, 1862: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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06/28/1862

“Editor Bulletin,” The Humboldt Times, June 28, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/28/1862

Folder F3753:1032, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Brigadier General George Wright to Governor L. Stanford regarding Indian depredations in Butte County and agreeing to furnish California with 500 stands of arms. Written at Headquarters, Department of Pacific, San Francisco, June 28, 1862.

 

06/30/1862

Folder F3753:906, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to Dr. J. G. George telling him not to speculate in any War Bonds until Kibbe can find out which are being paid off and which have been dropped by U. S. Government Treasury. Says maybe only half of claims will be paid. Expresses fears that one Bailey has met with foul play. Written in Sacramento, June 30, 1862.

 

06/30/1862

Folder F3753:907, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to General Chas. Dawner acknowledges receipt of his letter offering friendship. Says he precented Dawner’s request for money to Treasurer who returned it and said others filed ahead. Asks whether or not he should retain order or return it. Written in Sacramento, June 30, 1862.

 

 

 

 

 

July

 

 

July 1862

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, 80.

Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 71.

Whiting, J.S. and Richard Whiting. Forts of the State of California. Lonview: Daily News Press, 1960, 36-37.

Camp Independence (Fort Independence) established on Oak Creek in Owens River Valley, about 3 miles north of Independence.

 

07/__/1862

Folder F3753:618, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Petition from citizens of Butte and Tehema Counties to Governor Stanford to grant commission to raise 30 men volunteer force to defend against Indians. Written in Butte and Tehema Counties, July 1862.

 

07/03/1862

“Letter from the Scene of Blood.” Red Bluff Beacon, July 3, 1862: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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07/03/1862

“The Murdered Girls.” Red Bluff Beacon, July 3, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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07/08/1862

“Indian Massacre.” Nevada Democrat, July 8, 1862: p. 1, col. 4.

 

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07/08/1862

“Operations Against the Humboldt Indians.” Nevada Democrat, July 8, 1862: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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07/09/1862

The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part. 2), 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), 407-408.
AG Dead Office File, Row 7, File 4
San Francisco Daily Herald, September 15, 1862, p. 2, col. 2
Sacramento Union July 16, 1863, p. 2, col. 3
Sacramento Union January 15, 1864, p. 2, col. 3
Sacramento Union December 11, 1864, p. 2, col. 3

Arcata Guard, Sixth Brigade Arcata, Humboldt County

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07/09/1862

Item No.: B3409-3, 6th Brigade, Co. B

Arcata Guard, Sixth Brigade Arcata, Humboldt County

 

07/10/1862

“A Bold Indian Murder in Yreka.” Visalia Weekly Delta, July 10, 1862: p. 1, col. 1.

 

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07/10/1862

“The Indian War in Butte County.” Visalia Weekly Delta, July 10, 1862: p. 2, col. 6.

 

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07/12/1862

“Indian Outrages.” The Humboldt Times, July 12, 1862: p. 3, col. 3.

 

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07/12/1862

“Two Citizens Murdered by Savages.” The Humboldt Times, July 12, 1862: p. 3, col. 3.

 

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07/12/1862

“More Prisoners.” The Humboldt Times, July 12, 1862: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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07/12/1862

“Where Is The Indian Agent?” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 12, 1862: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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07/12/1862

Folder F3753:619, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from J. Bidwell to Governor Stanford stating he had seen General Wright, Company Commander, Headquarters, Department of Pacific, and Wright had resolved to order a company from Humboldt County to Butte and Tehema Counties to stop Indian troubles. Written in Sacramento, July 12, 1862.

 

07/13/1862

Folder F3753:607, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from H.A. Good to Brigadier General Kibbe, Adjutant General, saying he was elected to Captaincy of company volunteers and has two letters but needs a commissionary or finance officer as he doesn’t know rules. Recommends Dr. W. Pratt for job. Says bad time to go after Indians will take 4-6 months at least. Written at Deer Creek, July 13, 1862.

 

07/19/1862

“The Attack at Upper Mad River Ford.” The Humboldt Times, July 19, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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07/24/1862

“Signalizing.” Red Bluff Beacon, July 24, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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07/25/1862

Folder F3753:908, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Thompson to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking for information as to California War Bonds – when they will be redeemed etc. Written in San Francisco, July 25, 1862.

 

07/26/1862

Folder F3753:909, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to Wm Thompson answering his query on War Bonds by saying probably they will be redeemed in next 90 days. Will know for sure after report of audit claims is received from D.C. Written in Sacramento, July 26, 1862.

 

07/26/1862

“Wm. T. Olmstead Lives.” Trinity Weekly Journal, July 26, 1862: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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07/26/1862

“More Prisoners.” The Humboldt Times, July 26, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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07/26/1862

“Indian Depredations.” The Humboldt Times, July 26, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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07/26/1862

“Removal,” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 26, 1862, p. 3, col. 1.

Want to remove Fort Humboldt Indian prisoners to opposite peninsula to ensure they won’t escape again; “The Indians at the Fort [Humboldt are ccoped up in a small inclosure [sic]…they are beginning to die off in consequence.”

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07/31/1862

Indian Murder at Plumas.” Nevada Democrat, July 31, 1862: p. 2, col. 3.

White man shot and scalped Indian

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07/31/1862

“Volunteering Against Indians.” Red Bluff Beacon, July 31, 1862: p. 2, col. 3.

Deer Creek; “I have engaged Dr. W__ Pratt of Butte and John W. Lemmons and W.S. Thomas of Tehama County to solicit funds and forward supplies. They will have each name and amount published. It shall also be report our success that you may see if your money is well invested.” Harmon Good

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August

 

 

08/02/1862

“Fort Gaston.” The Humboldt Times, August 2, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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08/02/1862

“Murder by the Indians – Three More Victims.” The Humboldt Times, August 2, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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08/02/1862

“Marching Orders.” The Humboldt Times, August 2, 1862: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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08/02/1862

“No Go.” The Humboldt Times, August 2, 1862: p. 3, col. 2.

“Bear River Tom”, an Indian is a prisoner at Fort Humboldt

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08/02/1862

“From Fort Baker.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 2, 1862: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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08/07/1862

“Indian Troubles in Klamath.” Nevada Democrat, August 7, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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08/07/1862

“Battle With the Indians.” Red Bluff Beacon, August 7, 1862: p. 2, col. 3.

Captain Harmon Good captures Indian children, Mill Creek Indians,

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08/08/1862

Folder F3753:608, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Harmon Good to Governor Leland Stanford – asks for commission and muster in for his party of 17. Reports killing of many Indians at Deer Creek and capture of children, some of whom he gave to people. Says will get many more to fill all requests. Asks for instructions. Written at Rock Creek Butte County, August 8, 1862.

 

08/08/1862

Folder F3753:609, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Harmon Good to Governor Stanford in which he states he doesn’t have state commission as requested but is operating anyway against Indians. Wants to know what to do with prisoners as many families want to adopt the children (enslave). Is going out against Indians again – will return with more POW’s. What to do – needs orders. Written at Rock Creek, August 8, 1862.

 

08/09/1862

“Arrival of Troops,” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 9, 1862, p. 3, col. 2.

Second Infantry, California Volunteers arrived via Panama (ship)

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08/09/1862

“Fight with the Indians.” Marysville Daily Appeal, August 9, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

Seventeen Indians were killed and scalped by volunteers in Capt. Good’s company

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08/09/1862

“The Last Family.” The Humboldt Times, August 9, 1862: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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08/13/1862

“Indian Troubles North.” Alta California, August 13, 1862: p. 1, col. 2.

 

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08/15/1862

Folder F3753:610, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Brigadier General Kibbe, Adjutant General, to Governor Leland Stanford enclosing a report from a Harman Good and 16 men in Tehema County (Deer Creek) who are hunting Indians. Kibbe says report is attempt to legitimatize expedition and make state responsible for expenses and pay. Says General Wright is sending men to Tehema County. Suggests Governor might want to give men authority to act. Written in Sacramento, August 15, 1862.

 

08/16/1862

“Our Indian War.” The Humboldt Times, August 16, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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08/16/1862

“Latest Indian News.” The Humboldt Times, August 16, 1862: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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08/16/1862

“Removal of Troops,” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 16, 1862, p. 3, col. 2.

Company K to Gaston; Company H to Humboldt; Company A at Arcata waiting to go to S.F., Ketchum’s Company same orders.

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08/18/1862

George M. Hanson to William P. Dole, August 18, 1862, document no. 65 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 37 Cong., 3 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, Pt. 2, pp. 464-465 (1157).

Recounts depredations by settlers committed on Indians at Round Valley.

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08/19/1862

Folder F3753:621, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Petition from citizens of Round Valley to Governor Stanford asking authorizations to raise force of 20 mounted men to defend against Indians being driven out of Humboldt County by regulars. Written in Round Valley, August 19, 1862.

 

08/21/1862

“Indian Fighting.” Red Bluff Beacon, August 21, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

Harmon Good takes women and children prisoners

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08/23/1862

“Letter from Fort Anderson.” The Humboldt Times, August 23, 1862: p. 1, col. 4.

 

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08/23/1862

“Where is He?” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 23, 1862, p. 2, col. 2.

“Col. Lippitt now has 681 Indians, many of whom he has now had for many months past. Tomorrow there will be 90 more here who ran away from the Mendocino Reservation to keep from starving to death.” [

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08/23/1862

“Fight with Indians Near Arcata.” The Humboldt Times, August 23, 1862: p. 2, col. 3

 

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08/24/1862

Folder F3753:910, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Walter McDonald to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking for information on California War Bond redemption. Written in Chicago, August 24, 1862.

 

08/26/1862

“California War Debt.” Nevada Democrat, August 26, 1862: p. 4, col. 1.

 

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08/26/1862

Folder F3753:620, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Martin to Brigadier General Kibbe, Adjutant General, stating Captain Ketchum’s Company – California Volunteers leaving by steamer, to everyone’s regret as they were more effective than all other companies together. Asks that Lieutenant Staples and some troops be left there to show others how to operate – says Staples does not know of request but many prominent citizens do. Written in Arcata, August 26, 1862.

 

08/27/1862

Folder F3753:911, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from D. H. Lowry to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General asking what happened to account left with him for supplies furnished Captain Wrights expedition in 1852. Warren was to leave written but didn’t. Written in Petuluma, August 27, 1862.

 

08/30/1862

“Another Fight with Indians.” The Humboldt Times, August 30, 1862: p. 1, col. 2.

 

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08/30/1862

Jno. P.H. Wentworth to William P. Dole, August 30, 1862, document no. 67 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 37 Cong., 3 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, Pt. 2, pp. 468-472 (1157).

Provides agent’s annual report for Southern District of California.

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08/30/1862

Folder F3753:622, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from J.W. Clark to Governor Stanford forwarding petition from citizens of Round Valley. Says someone will wait several days in Oroville for his answer. Written in Oroville, August 30, 1862. 1 page 1 side

 

 

 

September

 

 

09/01/1862

Geo. M. Hanson to William P. Dole, September 1, 1862, document no. 66 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 37 Cong., 3 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, Pt. 2, pp. 466-468 (1157).

Suggests reducing the number of reservations in the Northern District to two and selling the other reservations.

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09/03/1862

Folder F3753:913, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to B. Callahan, stating that $229M has been alloted to state as its share of War Bond redemption money but no specific figures received – will let him know. Written in Sacramento, September 3, 1862.

 

09/03/1862

Folder F3753:914, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Frank Livingston asking for information on War Bonds. Written in San Francisco, September 3, 1862.

 

09/06/1862

Folder F3753:915, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to R. Mallory telling him to send power of attorney to Kibbe so he can stop payment of lost bonds. Says he can handle all business of stopping payment, recovering bonds or reissuing new ones for 10% of bonds value. One enclosure: Power of attorney from Michael Feaker. Written in Sacramento, September 6, 1862.

 

09/06/1862

Folder F3753:916, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General to J. Mannheim, stating still no word on when bonds would be paid off. Will let him know. Written in Sacramento, September 6, 1862.

 

09/06/1862

“Our Indian Prisoners.” The Humboldt Times, September 6, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

Chief Lassac a prisoner with 700-800 at Fort Humboldt

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09/06/1862

“Removal of Troops,” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 6, 1862, p. 2, col. 2.

Fort Lyon, Fort Baker, Orleans Bar, Fort Anderson

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09/08/1862

Folder F3753:917, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General to F. Livingston telling him still no word received on War Bond money. Written in Sacramento, Sept. 8, 1862.

 

09/10/1862

Folder F3753:918, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from S. Purdy, Public Administrator, to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking for information on War Bond redemption and on claim Kennedy (whose estate is being probated) left with one Corey. Written in Downieville, September 10, 1862.

 

09/11/1862

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, 117.

Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 74.

Whiting, J.S. and Richard Whiting. Forts of the State of California. Lonview: Daily News Press, 1960, 41.

Camp Lincoln (Long’s Camp; Fort Long; Lincoln’s Fort; Fort Lincoln, Fort Dick)
established at the Indian Agency near Crescent City, Del Norte County.

 

09/13/1862

“Indians on Elk River.” The Humboldt Times, September 13, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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09/16/1862

Folder F3753:848, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to Walter McDonald, Chicago, telling him that the California War Bonds will be traded for 6% U.S. Bonds. When cashed in California State Treasurer 5% is paid to cover expenses. Written in Sacramento, September 16, 1862.

 

09/20/1862

“Soldiers Routed.” Trinity Weekly Journal, September 20, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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09/20/1862

“More Indian Prisoners.” The Humboldt Times, September 20, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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09/25/1862

Folder F3753:912, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from B. Callahan to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking for status of War Bond redemptions and whether Governor Stanford has taken any action? Written in San Francisco, September 25, 1862.

 

 

 

October

 

 

10/05/1862

“Selling Indian Children.” Alta California, October 5, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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10/07/1862

The National Guard of California, 1849-1880 (Part. 2), 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), 416-417.
AG Dead Office File, Row 3, File 6

Halleck Rifles, Fifth Brigade, Weaverville, Trinity County

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10/07/1862

Item No.: B3414-2, 5th Brigade, unattached Co.

Halleck Rifles, Fifth Brigade, Weaverville, Trinity County

 

10/10/1862

Geo. M. Hanson to William P. Dole, October 10, 1862, document no. 62 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 37 Cong., 3 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, Pt. 2, pp. 452-457 (1157).

Provides annual report for Smith River Valley, Round Valley, Nome Lackee and Mendocino reservations.

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10/11/1862

“Three More Victims; Indians Leaving the Reservation.” The Humboldt Times, October 11, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

Fort Baker, Smith River Reservation

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10/18/1862

“All Quiet.” The Humboldt Times, October 18, 1862: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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10/18/1862

“Passing.” The Humboldt Times, October 18, 1862: p. 2, col. 3.

Smith River Asylum

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10/18/1862

“Camp Lincoln.” The Humboldt Times, October 18, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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10/25/1862

“What are they Doing?” The Humboldt Times, October 25, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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10/25/1862

“Indian Troubles.” The Humboldt Times, October 25, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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10/25/1862

“House Burned.” The Humboldt Times, October 25, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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10/29/1862

Folder F3753:849, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to California Secretary of State requesting that all vouchers and certificates representing unpaid claims for Indian War indebtedness in respective state offices be forwarded to him IAW act passed to that effect. Written in Sacramento, October 29, 1862.

 

10/30/1862

Folder F3753:850, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to Rittenhouse, Fant and Company, Bankers, telling them to cash in bonds forwarded to them for payment. Written in Sacramento, October 30, 1862.

 

10/30/1862

Folder F3753:851, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to John Gillson telling him that his claim for property destroyed in Shasta County in 1857 was allowed to sum of $6,850.00. Quotes price of hay per ton then as between $100-$150 per ton. Tells Gillson to send power of attorney to get bonds issued for claims thru Kibbe. Power of attorney enclosed. Written in Sacramento, October 30, 1862.

 

 

 

 

 

November

 

 

11/01/1862

“Our Indian Affairs – We Need a Change.” The Humboldt Times, November 2, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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11/02/1862

Folder F3753:853, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from G.R. Warren, Controller, to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, saying no unpaid vouchers or claims on file in his office. Written in Sacramento, November 3, 1862.

 

11/08/1862

“Military Matters.” The Humboldt Times, November 8, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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11/15/1862

“Our Indian Superintendent.” The Humboldt Times, November 15, 1862: p. 2, col. 1

Smith River Reservation

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11/15/1862

“Military and Indian Matters.” The Humboldt Times, November 15, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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11/22/1862

“The Humboldt Times of last week….” The Humboldt Times, November 22, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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11/22/1862

“Postmaster Murdered by Indians; and Two Post-Offices Burned.” The Humboldt Times, November 22, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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11/22/1862

“Some Sign.” The Humboldt Times, November 22, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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11/24/1862

Folder F3753:852, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Thompson to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, written on back of letter Kibbe had written. Thompson asks when he will get money for California War Bonds he holds – (Kibbe had said probably should get paid within 90 days in July letter). Written in San Francisco, November 24, 1862.

 

11/25/1862

Folder F3753:623, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Walter Van Dyke to Governor Stanford. Lengthy, redundantly asks Stanford to get Indian agent Hanson and or Congress to remove all Indians in N.W. California to Washington or Oregon. Local reservation no good, Indians come home, worse than before. Can’t live together, whites and Indians and whites settled land, even paid for it. Written in Eureka, November 25, 1862.

 

11/26/1862

William P. Dole, Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, November 26, 1862, H. Exec. Docs., 37 Cong., 3 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, Pt. 2, pp. 169-198 (1157).

See pp. 191-192 regarding California Indians. Discusses lack of treaties with California Indians at expense of two superintendencies.

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11/29/1862

“The Case of Lieut. Noyes.” The Humboldt Times, November 29. 1862: p. 1, col. 6.

 

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11/29/1862

Caleb B. Smith, Report of the Secretary of the Interior, November 29, 1862, H. Exec. Docs., 37 Cong., 3 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, Pt. 2, pp. 3-28 (1157).

Discusses California Indian affairs on pg. 12. Suggests reorganization of superintendency.

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December

 

 

12/03/1862

John P.H. Wentworth to William P. Dole, December 3, 1862, document no. 37 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 223-224 (1182).

Discusses establishment of reservation in Owen’s River Valley in response to hostilities.

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12/06/1862

“Our Indian Matters.” The Humboldt Times, December 6, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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12/06/1862

“Relief for Suffering and Destitute Indians.” The Humboldt Times, December 6, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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12/11/1862

Secndary Sources only:
Prucha, Francis Paul. A Guide to the Military Posts of the United States, 1789-1895. Madison: The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 117.
Roberts, Robert B. Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1988, 99-100.
Whiting, J.S. and Richard Whiting. Forts of the State of California. Lonview: Daily News Press, 1960, 86-87.

Camp Wright (Fort Right, Fort Wright) established; located 1 ½ miles from present day Covelo, Mendocino County

Initially 7 companies of the 9th Infantry

 

12/13/1862

“Indian Meeting.” The Humboldt Times, December 13, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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12/13/1862

“Not Yet.” The Humboldt Times, December 13, 1862: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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12/18/1862

Folder F3753:854, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Walter McDonald to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, again asking status of War Bonds. Says he wrote 3rd Auditor, got no answer. Written in Chicago, December 18, 1862.

 

12/20/1862

“Narrow Escape.” The Humboldt Times, December 20, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

Smith River Asylum

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12/20/1862

“That Vigorous Winter Campaign.” Weekly Humboldt Times, December 20, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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12/27/1862

“Dangerous.” The Humboldt Times, December 27, 1862: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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12/27/1862

“The Trinity Journal is doing….” The Humboldt Times, December 27, 1862: p. 2, col. 2.

Smith River Reservation

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12/29/1862

Folder F3753:855, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to G.R. Warren, President Board of Examiners of War Claims, directing him to file certain books and papers with the Adjutant General’s office as specified by several acts of the Legislature. Written in Sacramento, December 29, 1862.

 

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