Date

Citation – Primary Source

Event / Description

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January

 

 

1863

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, 62-63.

Fort Bidwell established at northern end of Surprise Valley, Modoc County.

 

1863

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, 69.

Gold Bluff’s Post located between Klamath and Orick.

 

01/03/1863

“Got Three.” The Humboldt Times, January 3, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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01/03/1863

“Legislative expected to meet – awaiting comments on Indian Matters.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 3, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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01/03/1863

“The Meeting To-Day.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 3, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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01/03/1863

“All Right.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 3, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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01/03/1863

“Mass Meeting.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 3, 1863: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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01/03/1863

Folder F3753:624, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Newspaper article reporting meeting of citizens who: demanded 500 troops be raised and officered from N.W. California to defeat and remove Indians; 50 men to be paid from $1000 per month county fund to guard grazing areas; immediate dismissal of George Hanson, California Superintendent of Indian Affairs as being incompetent. Written in the Humboldt Times, Eureka, January 3, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

01/10/1863

“Mass Meeting of the Citizens of Humboldt County to Consider Indian Matters.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 10, 1863: p. 1, col. 3 & 4.

 

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01/10/1863

“Remove Him.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 10, 1863: p. 2, col. 1 & 2.

 

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01/10/1863

“The Mass Meeting.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 10, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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01/13/1863

William P. Dole to J.P. Usher, January 13, 1863, document no. 38 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 224-225 (1182).

Urges creation of reservation in Southern California.

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01/16/1863

Folder F3753:919, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from B. Callahan to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, saying he had obtained a copy of a telegram from Senator M.L. Latham to Louis McLane quoting the War Bond appropriation as $229,870.00 and it could be chosen in bonds or bank notes. Callahan seems to be some sort of creature of Kibbe’s. Written in San
Francisco, January 16, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

01/17/1863

“Good Haul of Diggers.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 17, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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01/17/1863

“Two Indians Killed.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 17, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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01/17/1863

“Extract from the Report of the Grand Jury of Klamath County.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 17, 1863: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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01/21/1863

Folder F3753:625, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Brigadier General George Wright, Company Commander, Department of Pacific, to Governor Stanford suggesting Stanford allow four infantry companies be raised in Humboldt County. They were to be mustered into service for as long as needed in area and then out. Written in Headquarters, Department of Pacific, San Francisco, January 21, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

01/24/1863

“Martial Law in Round Valley.” Alta California, January 24, 1863, p. 2, col. 2.

California Volunteers

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01/24/1863

“Two More Killed.” Alta California, January 24, 1863: p. 1, col. 2.

 

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01/24/1863

“Governor’s Message.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 24, 1863: p. 1, cols. 3 – 7.

 

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01/29/1863

Folder F3753:626, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Walter Van Dyke to Governor Stanford asking that all officers in four infantry companies to be raised be locals, all pay start as soon as possible on recruitment, no volunteer to be used elsewhere but in Humboldt Military District. Written in Sacramento, January 29, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

01/31/1863

“Good, If True.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 31, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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February

 

 

 

02/04/1863

“Indians.” Red Bluff Beacon, February 4, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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02/05/1863

Folder F3753:627, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from George Wright, Company Commander, Department of Pacific, to Governor L. Stanford asking him to raise six company volunteers for service in Humboldt County War. Written at Headquarters, Department of Pacific, Sacramento, February 5, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

02/07/1863

“Good.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 7, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

Opposed to Smith River Reservation

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02/07/1863

“Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 7, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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02/07/1863

“Northern Coast of CA – Its Early Settlement.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 7, 1863: p. 1, col. 3 – 6.

 

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02/09/1863

Folder F3753:628, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Petition from citizens of Trinity County to Governor Stanford that John Rothenbucher be given command of volunteer company to be mustered into service for duty against Indians. Written in Weaverville, February 9, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

02/09/1863

Folder F3753:629, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from C.C. Batteman to Governor Stanford recommending that command of Humboldt Volunteer Battalion be given to Lieutenant Staples with rank of Major. Says highly qualified and citizens want him so politically expedient. Written in San Francisco, February 9, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

n.d.

Folder F3753:630, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Petition from citizens of Trinity County to Governor Stanford requesting he appoint Orion Washington 1st Lieutenant or 2nd Lieutenant in volunteer company be mustered to fight Indians in Trinity and Humboldt Counties. Written in Trinity County, undated.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

02/11/1863

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), 436.
AG Dead Office File, Row 3, File 4

Grass Valley Union Guard, Company A* Unattached Infantry, Fourth Brigade, Grass Valley, Nevada County
*Designated as Company A, Fifth Infantry, Muster Roll of March 25, 1865.

 

02/11/1863

Grass Valley Union Guard. Item No.: B3415-1, 4th Brigade, 5th Infantry Battalion, Co. A

 

 

02/13/1862

Folder F3753:920, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from R. Mallory to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking what has been done about Feaher’s lost bonds? Let him know. Written in Salem, Oregon, February 13, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

02/14/1863

“Northern Coast of CA – Early Settlement.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 14, 1863: p. 1, col. 3 – 6.

 

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02/20/1863

“The citizens of Honey Lake have started out a company…” Marysville Daily Appeal, February 20, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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02/21/1863

“Round Valley Reservation.” Red Bluff Beacon, February 21, 1863: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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02/21/1863

“Our Indian Matters!!” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 21, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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02/21/1863

“Northern Coast of CA – Early Settlement.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 21, 1863: p. 1, col. 3 – 5.

 

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02/24/1863

George M. Hanson to William P. Dole, February 24, 1863, document no. 29 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 209-210 (1182).

Discusses limited funds to purchase goods for the Indians, murders committed by whites at Round Valley.

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02/25/1863

“Tehama County.” Red Bluff Beacon, February 25, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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02/25/1863

Folder F3753:631, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from General W.C. Kibbe, Adjutant General of California, to Walter Van Dyke enclosing memorandum of expenses incurred in defending frontier from Indians. Kibbe points out he has money coming personally. Written at Headquarters, Adjutant General’s Office, Sacramento, February 25, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

02/26/1863

“Northern Coast of CA – Early Settlement.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 26, 1863: p. 1, col. 3 – 6.

 

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02/28/1863

“Indian Affairs.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 28, 1863: p. 2, col. 5.

Smith River Reservation

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March

 

 

 

03/02/1863

Folder F3753:632, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Brigadier General George Wright, Company Commander, Department of Pacific, to Governor Stanford explaining he had suggested that six company of volunteers be called out in Humboldt County to protect citizens. They were not in U.S. Army volunteer corp., not entitled to pay and allowances except by act of Congress. Wright could only arm, ration, and supply them for campaign. If any questions Stanford might better wait for War Department action. Written at Headquarters, Department of Pacific, Sacramento, March 2, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

03/03/1863

Folder F3753:937, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from L. Phelps to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, telling him that the original War Bonds will absorb the appropriation made for payment of those issued prior to January 1, 1854 so no money can be applied as contemplated by the act of June 23, 1861. Written in Washington, D.C., March 3, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

03/07/1863

“Northern Coast of CA – Early Settlement.” Weekly Humboldt Times, March 7, 1863: p. 1, cols. 3 – 5.

 

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03/11/1863

“Indians Again.” Red Bluff Beacon, March 11, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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03/11/1863

Jno. P. Wentworth to William P. Dole, March 11, 1863, document no. 39 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, p. 225 (1182).

Discusses hostilities at Owen’s River.

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03/13/1863

“Kidnapping Indian Children, Sacramento Daily Union, March 13, 1863, p. 2, col. 3.

 

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03/14/1863

“Indian Affairs.” The Placer Herald, March 14, 1863: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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03/14/1863

“Klamath Indians – Superintendent Hanson.” Weekly Humboldt Times, March 14, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

Klamath Indians, Smith River Reservation

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03/14/1863

“Citizens of Humboldt County.” Weekly Humboldt Times, March 14, 1863: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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03/16/1863

“Killing Indians.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 16, 1863: p. 3, col. 4.

 

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03/20/1863

Folder F3753:922, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Mrs. Sara H. Bowles asking Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to help in obtaining settlement of claims of Bowles and Coddington against California for Spoilation Claims from 1852-55 and supplies furnished Kibbe’s Rangers in 1858. This to settle Bowles estate after four years. Written in Arcata, March 20, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

03/21/1863

“Call for Volunteers.” Weekly Humboldt Times, March 21, 1863: p. 2, col. 6.

 

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03/22/1863

Folder F3753:921, 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, asking him to clarify what is method of paying off War Bonds and why is he required to pay 5% for commissions expenses. Refers to two previous letters. Written in Chicago, March 22, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

03/26/1863

“Alleged Kidnapping in Mendocino.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 26, 1863, p. 2, col. 2.

 

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03/28/1863

“Alleged Kidnapping in Mendocino.” Napa County Reporter, March 28, 1863, p. 3, col. 1.

 

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April

 

 

April-Nov 1863

Folder F3753:923, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Copy of audit by 3rd Auditor, War Department of California Indian War Claims to include pertinent correspondence. Shows allowances made for individual expeditions from 1855-59. Written in Washington, D.C., April-November 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

04/11/1863

“A Battalion for Indian Service.” Weekly Humboldt Times, April 11, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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04/18/1863

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), 444.
AG Dead Office File, Row 4, File 7

Nevada Light Guard, First Division, Fourth Brigade, Nevada City, Nevada County

 

04/18/1863

Nevada Light Guard. Item No.: B3413-1, 4th Brigade, 1st Division

 

 

04/18/1863

“Who Ray?” Weekly Humboldt Times, April 18, 1863, p. 3, col. 1.

Fort Humboldt, killed 38 Indians, took a lot of prisoners

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04/22/1863

Folder F3753:924, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Dr. W.D. Miller to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, informing him he was resubmitting a bill for treatment of wounded men since Kibbe had disallowed previous one on grounds Miller had said it was free after a certain date. Said since Legislature cut his original bill in half he was submitting this to get paid. Written in Arcata, April 22, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

04/25/1863

George M. Hanson to William P. Dole, April 25, 1863, document no. 30 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 210-211 (1182).

Discusses defeat of bill for Nome-Lackee and Mendocino reservations, and events at Round Valley.

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04/25/1863

“Indian Massacre at Stone Lagoon.” Weekly Humboldt Times, April 25, 1863: p. 3, col. 2.

Gold Bluff

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May

 

 

 

05/02/1863

“Attack by Indians -Government Train Captured – One Man Killed and One Wounded.” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 2, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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05/16/1863

“Indian War Debt.” The Placer Herald, May 16, 1863: p. 1, col. 5.

 

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05/18/1863

Folder F3753:643, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Orders relieving Dr. J. Clark as Assistant Surgeon of Fort Humboldt and appointing Dr. Richard Potts. Clark is thanked by post Company Commander for work. Back side is a certification of copy of original orders by Humboldt County clerk, dated May 18, 1863. Written at Fort Humboldt, December 10, 1853. ?

No copy of document; citation only.

 

05/11/1863

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), 464.
AG Dead Office File, Row 5, File 6

Lassen Rangers (Red Bluff Guard) Fifth Brigade, Red Bluff, Tehama County

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05/11/1863

Lassen Rangers (Red Bluff Guard). Item No.: B3414-2, 5th Brigade

 

 

05/18/1863

Folder F3753:643, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Orders relieving Dr. J. Clark as Assistant Surgeon of Fort Humboldt and appointing Dr. Richard Potts. Clark is thanked by post Company Commander for work. Back side is a certification of copy of original orders by Humboldt County clerk, dated May 18, 1863. Written at Fort Humboldt, December 10, 1853.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

05/21/1863

Folder F3753:925, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from J. Issac and Company to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General inquiring if bills for supplies for volunteer companies currently being organized but still not mustered in service be State responsibility or private concern of Captain’s organizing companies? Written in Ukiah, May 21, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

05/23/1863

“Indian Outbreak on Trinity.” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 23, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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05/23/1863

“From Hoopa.” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 23, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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05/27/1863

Folder F3753:644, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

A certification by Dr. Augustus R. Egbert, Post Surgeon, Fort Humboldt, that the post records indicate that Dr. J. Clark served honorably as Assistant Surgeon and in such a manner as to reflect credit upon himself. Written at Fort Humboldt, May 27, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

05/28/1863

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), 474-475.

Lyon Light Infantry, Company C, Fifth Brigade, Shasta, Shasta County

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05/28/1863

Lyon Light Infantry. Item No.: B3415-1, 5th Brigade, Co. C

 

 

05/29/1863

Folder F3753:633, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from August Egbert, Surgeon, U.S. Army to Governor Stanford recommending one Graham Lee, M.D. for position of Surgeon with Mountaineer Battalion now being raised. Written at Fort Humboldt, May 29, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

05/29/1863

Folder F3753:634, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from S.S. Whipple to Governor Stanford recommending Graham Lee for post of Surgeon, Mountaineer Battalion. Written in Eureka, May 29, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

05/29/1863

Folder F3753:635, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Dr. Graham Lee to Governor Stanford applying for post of Surgeon of Mountaineer Battalion. Also forwarded letter from Whipple and Egbert. Written in Eureka, May 29, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

05/30/1863

“Klamath, Turn Out.” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 30, 1863: p. 2, col. 1

 

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05/30/1863

“Company C,” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 30, 1863, p. 2, col. 1.

Company C of the Mountaineers

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June

 

 

 

06/04/1863

“The Militia bill…” Visalia Weekly Delta, June 4, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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06/06/1863

“The Indian Campaign.” Trinity Weekly Journal, June 6, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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06/06/1863

“Another Appeal for Protection.” Weekly Trinity Journal, June 6, 1863: p. 1, col. 6.

 

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06/06/1863

“The Indians in Hoopa…” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 6, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/06/1863

“Let ‘Em Fight.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 6, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/13/1863

“State Militia.” Weekly Trinity Journal, June 13, 1863: p. 1, col. 6.

 

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06/13/1863

“Mountaineers.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 13, 1863, p. 3, col. 1.

Company C of the Mountaineers, Fort Baker

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06/13/1863

“Ho, for Humboldt!” Weekly Trinity Journal, June 13, 1863: p. 2, col. 6.

 

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06/13/1863

“Lieutenant Hempfield started from Fawn Prairie with forty men…” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 13, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/13/1863

“Lo! The Poor Indian.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 13, 1863: p. 2, col. 4-5.

 

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06/13/1863

“Another Train Captured by Indians – One Man Killed and One Wounded.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 13, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/13/1863

“Further from the Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 13, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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06/17/1863

George M. Hanson to William P. Dole, June 17, 1863, document no. 31 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, p. 211 (1182).

Discusses violence against Indians, and Indians living on Bidwell land.

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06/20/1863

“Important Change of Commanders.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 20, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/20/1863

“Indian Prisoners; Mustered In.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 20, 1863, p. 3, col. 1.

Company C of the Mountaineers, Fort Humboldt; Lists other militias being mustered in from other counties to fight in Humboldt.

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06/20/1863

“Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 20, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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06/20/1863

“Indians Fighting.” Napa County Reporter, June 20, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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06/23/1863

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), 491.
AG Dead Office File, Row 3, File 6

Union Guard, Fifth Brigade, Quincy, Plumas County

 

06/23/1863

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), 494.
AG Dead Office File, Row 4, File 1

Siskiyou Light Dragoons (Guard), Company D, Fifth Brigade, Yreka, Siskiyou County

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06/23/1863

Siskiyou Light Guard, Item No.: B3414-1, 5th Brigade, Co. D

Siskiyou Light Guard, Company D, Fifth Brigade, Yreka, Siskiyou County

 

06/23/1863

Folder F3753:926, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to D.R. Ashley, State Treasurer, calling his attention to act which authorizes issuance of bonds to pay for expenses incurred by suppression of Indian hostilities and for property lost by citizens and asking him to comply with act. Written in Sacramento, June 23, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

06/24/1863

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), 513.
AG Dead Office File, Row 5, File 5

Scott Valley Guard, Fifth Brigade, Fort Jones, Scott Valley, Siskiyou County

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06/25/1863

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), 511.
AG Dead Office File, Row 6, File 3

Trueman Head Rifles, Company F, Fifth Brigade, French Gulch, Shasta County

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06/25/1863

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), 515.
AG Dead Office File, Row 6, File 3

Indian Valley Rifles, Fifth Brigade, Taylorsville, Plumas County

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06/27/1863

“More Military.” Weekly Trinity Journal, June 27, 1863: p. 1, col. 3.

 

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06/27/1863

“To Correspondents.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 27, 1863: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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06/27/1863

“Letter from Mysticus; Indian Raid Near Trinidad.” Weekly Humboldt Times, p. 2, col. 2-3

Company K, Fort Gaston, Fort Humboldt

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06/27/1863

“Indian Raid Near Trinidad.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 27, 1863: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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06/28/1863

Folder F3753:636, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from E. G. Ferguson to Governor Stanford volunteering for commission to raise volunteer company to fight Indians. Says answered call of President for first 75000 men and made 1st Lieutenant. Written at Folsom, June 28, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

 

 

 

July

 

 

 

07/04/1863

“Indian Raid at Trinidad; Indian Prisoners.” Weekly Trinity Journal, July 4, 1863: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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07/04/1863

“Last Call.” Weekly Trinity Journal, July 4, 1863: p. 3, col. 2.

Abraham Miller, Capt.; advertising for 15 more men needed to join “fill up” Company C; “No better opportunity for a year’s steady work will be offered soon.”

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07/04/1863

“Stolen by Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 4, 1863: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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07/04/1863

“Letter from Fort Gaston.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 4, 1863: p. 1, col. 4.

Company B of the California Mountaineers

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07/04/1863

“From Fort Gaston.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 4, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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07/04/1863

“Letter from Mysticus.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 4, 1863, p. 2, col. 3.

Camp Curtis, Company C of the Mountaineers

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07/04/1863

“Treaty: Company A.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 4, 1863, p. 3, col. 1.

Eureka Rifles, Fort Baker, Hoopa Indians, Klamath Indians

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07/11/1863

“Letter from Fort Gatson.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 11, 1863: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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07/11/1863

“Desperate Fight with Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 11, 1863, p. 2, col. 6.

Company B of the California Mountaineers, Company C of the Mountaineers, Fort Gaston

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07/11/1863

“Indian Raids.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 11, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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07/11/1863

“From Fort Baker.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 11, 1863, p. 3, col. 1-2.

Company A of the California Mountaineers

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07/15/1863

Folder F3753:928, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from D.R. Ashley, State Treasurer, to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, in answer to his letter referring to issuance of War Bonds to pay for Indian hostilities, Ashley states he turned over all books and papers to War Board Examiners and has only books and papers pertinent to Treasury business. Written in Sacramento, July 15, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

07/18/1863

“Desperate Fight with the Indians in Humboldt County.” Weekly Trinity Journal, July 18, 1863: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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07/18/1863

“Letter from Humboldt Bay.” Weekly Trinity Journal, July 18, 1863: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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07/18/1863

“Letter from ‘Mysticus’.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 18, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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07/18/1863

“To the People of the 8th Judicial District.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 18, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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07/18/1863

“The Battle of Redwood Creek.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 18, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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07/18/1863

George M. Hanson to William P. Dole, July 18, 1863, document no. 32 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 212-213 (1182).

Discusses conditions of Northern California reservations. Suggests closing Mendocino and Nome-Lackee.

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07/25/1863

“Gone.” Weekly Trinity Journal, July 25, 1863: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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07/25/1863

“Letter from Neely.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 25, 1863, p. 2, col. 3.

Company B of the California Mountaineers, Fort Gaston, Hoopa Indians

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07/25/1863

“Six Killed.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 25,1863, p. 3, col. 1.

Company C of the California Mountaineers, Fort Gaston, Hoopa Indians

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07/25/1863

“Trinidad.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 25, 1863, p. 2, col. 2.

Company C of the California Mountaineers, Company D of the California Mountaineers, Dow’s Prairie

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07/25/1863

“Murder and Outrages.” Oroville Weekly Union, July 25, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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07/25/1863

“From Fort Baker.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 25, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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07/25/1863

“Indian Troubles in Butte.” Red Bluff Beacon, July 25, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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07/27/1863

“Indian Difficulties.” Sacramento Daily Union, July 27, 1863: p. 5, col. 2.

 

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07/29/1863

“The Indian Troubles in Butte.” Sacramento Daily Union, July 29, 1863: p. 1, col. 7.

 

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August

 

 

 

08/01/1863

“Murder by Indians in Southern Trinity.” Weekly Trinity Journal, August 1, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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08/01/1863

“Removal of the Indians.” Oroville Weekly Union, August 1, 1863, p. 2, col. 3.

Pence’s Ranch

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08/01/1863

“Gathering In.” Oroville Weekly Union, August 1, 1863: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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08/01/1863

“Killed the Right Man.” Oroville Weekly Union, August 1, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

Mentions Oroville Guards

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08/01/1863

“Latest.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 1, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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08/01/1863

“Late from the Mountaineers.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 1, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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08/01/1863

“Indian Foresight.” Napa County Reporter, August 1, 1863: p. 4, col. 2.

 

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08/01/1863

“From the Mountaineers.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 1, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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08/03/1863

“The Indian Troubles in Butte.” Sacramento Daily Union, August 3, 1863: p. 4, col. 7.

 

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08/03/1863

Folder F3753:637, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Brigadier General Wright to Governor Stanford stating a company of volunteers is being raised at Yreka and Weaverville and they will gather at Weaverville to protect people on New River. Also has ordered Colonel Whipple and commander at Fort Gaston to take prompt action against Indians. Written at Headquarters, San Francisco, August 3, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

08/04/1863

George M. Hanson to William P. Dole, August 4, 1863, document no. 33 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 213-215 (1182).

Discusses deaths of two children in Butte County and settlers response by killing Indian laborers.

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08/08/1863

“Indian Troubles In Butte.” The Placer Herald, August 8, 1863: p. 1, col. 2.

 

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08/08/1863

“The Indian Troubles.” Weekly Trinity Journal, August 8, 1863: p. 1, col. 4.

 

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08/08/1863

“The Late Murder on Lower Trinity.” Weekly Trinity Journal, August 8, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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08/08/1863

“Held by Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 8, 1863: p. 1, col. 6.

 

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08/08/1863

“Mountaineers.” Weekly Trinity Journal, August 8, 1863: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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08/08/1863

“Neely.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 8, 1863, p. 2, col. 1.

Company A of the California Mountaineers, Company A of the California Mountaineers, Fort Gaston

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08/08/1863

“Indian Raid on Arcata — Samuel Minor Murdered within a Few Hundred Yards of the Public Square.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 8, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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08/08/1863

“Letter from Fort Baker.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 8, 1863, p. 2, col. 5.

Beckwith, Camp Baker, Company A of the California Mountaineers, Company B of the California Mountaineers

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08/08/1863

“Indians at Gold Bluff.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 8, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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08/15/1863

“Letter from Neely.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 15, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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08/15/1863

“There is no Indian news this week…” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 15, 1863, p. 2, col. 5.

Company D of the California Mountaineers

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08/15/1863

“Died from His Wounds.” Weekly Trinity Journal, August 15, 1863: p. 1, col. 3.

 

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08/21/1863

George M. Hanson to William P. Dole, August 21, 1863, document no. 34 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 215-216 (1182). [Letter from Augustus W. Starr to Col. R.C. Drum, August 10, 1863 enclosed]

Discusses gathering of Indians in Butte County for removal to Round Valley. Includes letter from Augustus Star to R. C. Drum regarding prisoners.

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08/22/1863

“Mass Meeting.” Oroville Weekly Union, August 22, 1863: p. 1, col. 6.

 

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08/22/1863

“Letter from Neely.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 22, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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08/22/1863

“Indians Troubles in Trinity.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 22, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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08/22/1863

“Starved Out.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 22, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

Smith River Reservation

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08/22/1863

George M. Hanson to William P. Dole, August 22, 1863, document no. 35 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 216 (1182).

George M. Hanson to William P. Dole, August 22, 1863, document no. 35 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 216 (1182).

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08/29/1863

“Wanted This Way.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 29, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

J. Ross Browne to investigate, Smith River Reservation

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08/29/1863

“More Indians from the Reservation.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 29, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

Indians left because starving at Smith River Reservation

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08/29/1863

“Another Victim.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 29, 1863: p. 2, col. 6

 

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September

 

 

 

09/01/1863

Jno. P.H. Wentworth to William P. Dole, September 1, 1863, document no. 36 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 217-223 (1182).

Discusses Owen’s Valley atrocities, scalping of Indians by whites, removal of Owens Valley Indians to Tejon reservation. Reports on conditions at Tule reserve.

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09/05/1863

“Attention, Oroville Guards.” Oroville Weekly Union, September 5, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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09/05/1863

“Removal of the Indians,” Oroville Weekly Union, September 5, 1863, p. 2, col.1.

Pence’s Ranch mass meeting

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09/05/1863

“Letter from Fort Gaston.” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 5, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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09/05/1863

“Indian Troubles in Trinity.” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 5, 1863: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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09/05/1863

“Another Man Shot by Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 5, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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09/07/1863

George M. Hanson to William P. Dole, September 7, 1863, document no. 28 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 207-209 (1182).

Discusses troops stationed near reservations, criticizes government fiscal policy regarding Indians, and suggests closing two reservations.

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09/07/1863

Folder F3753:929, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to John Livingston saying he heard that Livingston’s agents were instructed to protect paying 5% of the bonds redemption value as commissions’ costs. Kibbe says 3/5 of that money was voted to him by Legislature and he has to have it to pay debts in D.C. contracted at bond holders’ behalf. Written in Sacramento, September 7, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

09/11/1863

Jno. P. Wentworth to William P. Dole, September 11, 1863, document no. 40 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, p. 225 (1182).

States Owen’s River Indians and Tejon Reservation Indians are suffering for food.

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09/12/1863

“Brush with Diggers.” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 12, 1863, p. 3, col. 1.

Company E of the California Mountaineers, Angel’s Ranch (Camp)

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09/12/1863

“The Mountaineers.” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 12, 1863, p. 2, col. 1.

Company B of the California Mountaineers, Company D of the California Mountaineers, Fort Anderson, Fort Baker, Fort Gaston, Hoopa Indians, Kneeland’s Prairie

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09/12/1863

“Letter from Mattole — Another Indian Murder!” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 12, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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09/12/1863

“Letter from Fort Gaston.” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 12, 1863: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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09/18/1863

Folder F3753:638, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Telegram from R.C. Dumm, Assistant Adjutant General, Department of Pacific, to Governor Stanford stating orders were sent Colonel Shipple to give necessary protection. Also to Captain Mellen to send detachment from Fort Crook. Written in San Francisco, September 18, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

09/19/1863

“Company E Mountaineers!” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 19, 1863, p. 2, col. 5-6.

 

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09/19/1863

“More Indian Brutalities.” Weekly Trinity Journal, September 19, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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09/19/1863

“Indian Agent’s Report.” Oroville Weekly Union, September 19, 1863: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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09/19/1863

“Indians Removed.” Oroville Weekly Union, September 19, 1863, p.2, col. 3.

 

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09/19/1863

“Indian Agent.” Red Bluff Beacon, September 19, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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09/23/1863

“Indian Difficulties.” Red Bluff Beacon, September 23, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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09/23/1863

Folder F3753:639, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Robert Burns to Governor Stanford requesting a commission as Captain and permission to raise 6th Company of Volunteer Battalion of Humboldt County. Outlines his politics, profession, and military expense. Written in Arcata, September 23, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

09/26/1863

“A Fighting Digger.” Weekly Trinity Journal, September 26, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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09/26/1863

“Indians Captured.” Weekly Trinity Journal, September 26, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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09/26/1863

“Indian Troubles in Trinity and Humboldt counties…” Oroville Weekly Union, September 26, 1863: p. 3, col. 3.

 

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09/26/1863

“The Indians in Butte County.” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 26, 1863: p. 1, col. 7.

 

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09/26/1863

“The Klamath Lake Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 26, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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09/26/1863

“The Indian War Debt.” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 26, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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09/26/1863

“Later.” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 26, 1863: p. 2, col. 2

 

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09/26/1863

“Indian Outbreak in Trinity—Mail Rider and Escort Murdered.” Weekly Humboldt Times, September 26, 1863, p. 2, col. 2.

Company C of the California Mountaineers

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09/28/1863

Folder F3753:639, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Robert Burns to Governor Stanford requesting a commission as Captain and permission to raise 6th Company of Volunteer Battalion of Humboldt County. Outlines his politics, profession, and military expense. Written in Arcata, September 23, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

09/30/1863

“Indians Shot.” Red Bluff Beacon, September 30, 1863: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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October

 

 

 

10/03/1863

“The Missing Mailman.” Weekly Humboldt Times, October 3, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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10/03/1863

“H.” Weekly Humboldt Times, October 3, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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10/10/1863

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), 544.
AG Dead Office File, Row 6, File 3

Minnesota Guard, Company C, First Division, Fourth Brigade, Minnesota City, Sierra County

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10/16/1863

“The Mountaineers.” Weekly Humboldt Times, October 16, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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10/16/1863

“Mountaineers!” Weekly Humboldt Times, October 16, 1863, p. 2, col. 4.

Company D of the California Mountaineers, Fort Humboldt, Wm C. Martin, Capt.; “volunteers will be entitled to $100 bounty from the U.S. government, $25 from Humboldt County. Monthly pay as allowed by army regulations.”

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10/16/1863

“The Body of Van Aernam Found.” Weekly Humboldt Times, October 16, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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10/24/1863

“Encampment.” Oroville Weekly Union, October 24, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

Capt. H.B. Hunt; Oroville Guards

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10/31/1863

Folder F3753:930, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from S.G. Whipple to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, asking if there are funds available to pay Mrs. H.D. Seg for accounts from 1858-59. Needs money. Written at Fort Humboldt, October 31, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

10/31/1863

Folder F3753:931, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from A. Johnson to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, stating he was a volunteer in late Indian War in California, enlisting at Yreka and never was paid. Now wants to know how to go about it. Written in Corvallis, Oregon, October 31, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

10/31/1863

William P. Dole, Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, October 31, 1863, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 129-166 (1182).

 

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10/31/1863

“Indians Returning.” Oroville Weekly Union, October 31, 1863: p. 3, col. 1

 

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10/31/1863

“Our Indian Matters.” Weekly Humboldt Times, October 31, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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10/31/1863

“Bold.” Weekly Humboldt Times, October 31, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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10/31/63

“Kibbe Review.” Red Bluff Beacon, October 31, 1863: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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November

 

 

11/07/1863

Folder F3753:932, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to J.R. Atkinson, 3rd Auditor, inquiring what actions had been taken on additional accounts of Humboldt-Klamath Expedition 1858-59 forwarded to his office for settlement. Written in Sacramento, November 7, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

11/14/1863

Folder F3753:933, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to S.G. Whipple answering inquiry on Mrs. Sey’s accounts. Says has written to D.C. for settlement of Humboldt-Klamath Expeditions. Will let him know when he gets word. Written in Sacramento, November 14, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

11/21/1863

“More from the Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, November 21, 1863, p. 3, col. 1.

Company C of the California Mountaineers, Fort Gaston

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11/28/1863

“Desperate Fight with the Indians — Capt. Ousley and Privates Johnson and Dusky Wounded — Seven Indians Killed and Nine Wounded.” Weekly Humboldt Times, November 28, 1863: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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11/28/1863

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), 558.
AG Dead Office File, Row 6, File 3

Chico Light Infantry, Fifth Brigade, Chico, Butte County

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11/28/1863

Item No.: B3410-2, Military Unit Designation: 5th Brigade, unattached Co.

Chico Light Infantry, Fifth Brigade, Chico, Butte County

 

 

 

 

December

 

 

 

12/05/1863

“Indians at Work in Mattole.” Weekly Humboldt Times, December 5, 1863: p. 3, col. 1-2.

 

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12/05/1863

J.P. Usher, Report of the Secretary of the Interior, December 5, 1863, H. Exec. Docs., 38 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 3, Doc. 1, pp. 3-21 (1182).

 

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12/09/1863

“Soldiers Wanted.” Red Bluff Beacon, December 9, 1863: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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12/10/1863

“Collecting the Indian.” Visalia Weekly Delta, December 10, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

Captain [Augustus] Starr, Cherokee, Yankee Hill, Butte County

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12/12/1863

“More Indian Prisoners.” Weekly Humboldt Times, December 12, 1863: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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12/16/1863

Folder F3753:934, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to George Oulton, Controller, asking for all papers and books relating to Indian Expeditions in State. Used some format as to Treasury issue bonds to pay costs or for losses, etc. Written in Sacramento, December 16, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

12/19/1863

Folder F3753:935, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from George Oulton, Controller, to Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, transmitting all books and papers relating to Indian Expeditions as requested. Includes Kibbe’s receipt. Written in Sacramento, December 19, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

12/19/1863

“Indian Matters.” Weekly Trinity Journal, December 19, 1863: p. 2, col. 1.

Scalp bounty

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12/19/1863

“Our Indian Difficulties.” Weekly Humboldt Times, December 19, 1863: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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12/21/1863

Folder F3753:645, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Major General Wright to Adjutant General, U.S. Army, D.C., reporting all well but Indian war in Humboldt District. Suggests using Catalina as a reservation – says he already has taken possession of island. Written at Headquarters, Department of Pacific, San Francisco, December 21, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

12/23/1863

“More Indian Troubles.” Alta California, December 23, 1863: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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12/26/1863

Folder F3753:935, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Wm. Kibbe, Adjutant General, to C. Cole asking him to check with 3rd-Auditor or H.G. Fant to see if three War Bonds of $100 each that were forwarded, were cashed. Written in Sacramento, December 26, 1863.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

12/26/1863

“California Militia.” Weekly Trinity Journal, December 26, 1863: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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12/26/1863

“Letter from Orleans Bar.” Weekly Humboldt Times, December 26, 1863: p. 3, col. 2-3.

 

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12/30/1863

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), 560.
AG Dead Office File, Row 4, File 6

Butte Mountain Rangers, Fourth Brigade, South Butte Mountains, Sutter County

 

 

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