Date

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Event / Description

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January

 

 

1865

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.

Colusa Post, Colusa, Colusa County. Company D, California Volunteer Calvary.

 

1865

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, 82.

Camp at Pierson’s Ranch, located near Colusa, Colusa County.

 

1865

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, 99.

Camp Worth, temporary camp on peninsula between Humboldt Bay and the Pacific Ocean, around 5 miles from Lighthouse Point, Humboldt County.
Established to house Indian “prisoners of war”.

 

1865

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, 97.

Camp Waite located on Antelope Creek, SE of Red Bluff, Tehama County.

 

01/07/1865

“Indians Captured.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 7, 1865: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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01/14/1865

“Arrival of Indian Prisoners.” Weekly Humboldt Times, January 14, 1865: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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February

 

 

02/19/1865

Folder F3753:1033, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from F.F. Patterson, Captain of Mountain Rangers, to Governor Low offering service of his company for three or six months to subdue Indian disturbances in Surprise Valley and vicinity. Written in Sierra Valley, February 19, 1865.

 

02/25/1865

“Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, February 25, 1865: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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March

 

 

03/04/1865

“The battalion was to be raised….” Weekly Humboldt Times, March 4, 1865: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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03/11/1865

“A Compliment to the Trinity Boys,” Weekly Trinity Journal, March 11, 1865, p. 2, col. 3.

Company C of the Mountaineers, Fort Humboldt

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03/11/1865

An Editorial View of Indian Matters.” Weekly Trinity Journal, March 11, 1865: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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03/11/1865

“Indian Affairs.” Weekly Humboldt Times, March 11, 1865: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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03/25/1865

“A Note from the Indian Superintendent.” Weekly Trinity Journal, March 25, 1865: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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03/25/1865

“Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation.” Weekly Trinity Journal, March 25, 1865: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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03/28/1865

J.Q. Stanley to Austin Wiley, March 28, 1865, document no. 17 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 39 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 287-288 (1248).

Discusses effects of drought and lack of food for Indians in southern California.

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April

 

 

04/01/1865

“A Short Tale About Our Country.” Weekly Humboldt Times, April 1, 1865: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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04/01/1865

“In Bad Taste.” Weekly Humboldt Times, April 1, 1865: p. 2, col. 4 & 5.

 

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04/12/1865

Austin Wiley to William P. Dole, April 12, 1865, document no. 16 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 39 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 286-287 (1248).

Reports on conditions of Indians near Los Angeles.

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04/15/1865

“Special Indian Agent.” Weekly Humboldt Times, April 15, 1865: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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May

 

 

05/05/1865

Folder F3753:1034, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Felix Tracy to Governor F.F. Low asking for military protection as Indian depredations exist in Shasta and Tehama Counties. Written in Shasta, May 5, 1865.

 

05/06/1865

“Hoopa Reservation.” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 6, 1865: p. 3, col. 2.9

 

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05/13/1865

“Indians Worsted.” Weekly Trinity Journal, May 13, 1865: p. 2, col. 1.

Men from Trinity County scalped four Indians in Humboldt county, Nevada

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05/13/1865

“The Morning Call.” Weekly Trinity Journal, May 13, 1865: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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05/13/1865

“The School Law.” Weekly Trinity Journal, May 13, 1865: p. 3, col. 1

 

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05/19/1865

J.Q. Stanley to Austin Wiley, May 19, 1865, document no. 19 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 39 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 293-295 (1248).

Reports on conditions in Southern California, hostilities committed by whites and urges reservations for several tribes.

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05/20/1865

“Hoopa Valley Reservation Rejected,” Weekly Trinity Journal, May 20, 1865, p. 3, col. 1.

Smith River Reserve

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05/27/1865

“Indians.” Weekly Trinity Journal, May 27, 1865: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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05/27/1865

“Indian Superintendent Maltby.” Weekly Humboldt Times, May 27, 1865: p. 3, col. 2

 

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05/31/1865

Folder F3753:1035, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from General George Wright to Governor Low reporting stations of companies under his command. States that Company D is marching to Antelope Creek, Tehama County, to suppress Indian disturbances. Written in Sacramento, May 31, 1865.

 

 

 

 

June

 

 

No Date

W.E. Lovett to Austin Wiley, n.d., document no. 18 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 39 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 288-293 (1248). [List of rancherias present at Temecula meeting enclosed]

Discusses mission Indians, preservation of mission churches and lists rancheria representatives present at meeting in Temecula.

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06/03/1865

“A Handsome Compliment,” Weekly Trinity Journal, June 3, 1865, p. 2, col. 1.

Company C of the Mountaineers

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06/09/1865

Folder F3753:942, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from John Wilson, Auditor, Treasury Department, to Governor Low asking for duplicate copies of various volunteer companies’ rosters which are lost as they are needed to settle land claims. Would also like copy of entire Book to be furnished. Written in Washington, D.C., June 9, 1865.

 

06/10/1865

“California Indian Reservations,” Weekly Trinity Journal, June 10, 1865, p. 3, col. 1.

Hoopa, Smith River Reserve

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06/17/1865

“The Future of Humboldt County.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 17, 1865: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/17/1865

“Eureka.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 17, 1865: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/17/1865

“Mustered Out.” Weekly Humboldt Times, June 17, 1865: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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06/19/1865

Folder F3753:1031, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from J.J. Harvey to Governor Low requesting military protection for travelers and settlers from Indian depredations in Surprise Valley and vicinity. Written in Susanville, June 19, 1865.

 

06/17/1865

“The Hoopa Reservation,” Weekly Trinity Journal, June 17, 1865, p. 2, col. 2.

Company C of the Mountaineers

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July

 

 

07/01/1865

“For the Indian Country.” Weekly Trinity Journal, July 1, 1865: p. 4, col. 1.

 

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07/01/1865

“A Word Upon Indian Matters.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 1, 1865: p. 2, col. 2.

Maltby just completed visits to northern reservations

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07/01/1865

“Hoopa Reservation.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 1, 1865: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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07/01/1865

Dr. P. Moffatt to Chas. Maltby, July 1, 1865, document no. 15 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 39 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 284-286 (1248).

Discusses Hoopa Valley Reservation and loss of salmon due to mining.

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07/08/1865

“Hoopa Reservation.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 8, 1865: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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07/29/1865

“Indian Matters.” Weekly Humboldt Times, July 29, 1865: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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August

 

 

08/05/1865

“Distinguished Visitors.” Weekly Humboldt Times, August 5, 1865: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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08/19/1865

“Outrage in Mendocino County,” Sacramento Daily Union, August 19, 1865, p. 2, col. 1.

 

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September

 

 

09/15/1865

Charles Maltby to D.W. Cooley [sic], September 15, 1865, document no. 14 of Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 39 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 278-284 (1248).

 

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09/23/1865

“Visit from Indians.” Weekly Trinity Journal, September 23, 1865: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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09/30/1865

“Removal of the Indians,” Humboldt Weekly Times, September 30, 1865, p. 2, col. 1.

Removal of Indian prisoners on the “Peninsula” to Nome Cult Reservation – Mendocino

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October

 

 

10/07/1865

“Indians, Again.” Weekly Trinity Journal, October 7, 1865: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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10/14/1865

“Visit from Indians.” Weekly Humboldt Times, October 14, 1865: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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10/21/1865

“Not So.” Weekly Humboldt Times, October 21, 1865: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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10/21/1865

“Indians to be Removed.” Weekly Trinity Journal, October 21, 1865: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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10/31/1865

D.N. Cooley, October 31, 1865, Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, H. Exec. Docs., 39 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 169-232 (1248).

 

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November

 

 

11/04/1865

“A Monstrous Atrocity.” Weekly Trinity Journal, November 4, 1865: p. 1, col. 6.

 

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11/11/1865

“Disposal of Troops,” Weekly Trinity Journal, November 11, 1865, p. 3, col. 1.

 

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11/22/1865

Folder F3753:767, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from F.I. Thibault to Governor asking him to recommend to Legislature that the Indian War Bonds of 1852 be payed or settled. Written in San Francisco, November 22, 1865.

 

11/25/1865

“Brutal Murder of an Indian.” Weekly Trinity Journal, November 25, 1865: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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December

 

 

12/09/1865

“Indian Affairs.” Weekly Trinity Journal, December 9, 1865: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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12/09/1865

“Another Good Indian.” Weekly Humboldt Times, December 9, 1865: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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12/16/1865

“Dead Indian.” Weekly Trinity Journal, December 16, 1865: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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12/23/1865

“Extermination Advocated.” Weekly Trinity Journal, December 23, 1865: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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12/23/1865

“A Digger Desperado Killed.” Weekly Trinity Journal, December 23, 1865: p. 1, col. 5.

 

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