Expedition along Deer Creek east of Vina on the Oroville-Shasta Road (Hwy 99) in pursuit of Mill Creeks.
Date(s): 6/9/18-6/10/18. Album by 2nd cal cav member. 1 - 43 of 43 Total. 2717 Visits.
1 Letter from Cpt. Starr re the Deer Creek Expedition "...The Indians that committed the depredations are what is called the Mill Creek Tribe. They are supposed to be on Deer Creek now where I propose going in a few days..."
2 Indian Spirit Watching Us
3 Deer Creek Ridge Cpt. A. W. Starr (rt) and 1Sgt. Wm. Baldwin (lft)
4 Deer Creek Ridge Pvt. Patrick Shannon
5 Deer Creek Ridge Looking North
6 Deer Creek Ridge Looking Southeast
7 Deer Creek Ridge Cpt. A.W. Starr & 1Sgt. Wm. Baldwin. Deer Creek canyon and Deer Creek beyond.
8 Deer Creek Ridge Following a game trail into the canyon.
9 Deer Creek Watering Call in Deer Creek
10 Deer Creek
11 Deer Creek We'll never find the Mill Creeks in the canyon.
12 Deer Creek Looking across Deer Creek to the opposing ridge.
13 Deer Creek Watering Call
14 Deer Creek Watering Call
15 Deer Creek Watering Call. Pvt. Oliver H. Cambridge in foreground.
16 Deer Creek Pvt. O.H. Cambridge
17 Deer Creek The imposing canyon walls.
18 Deer Creek Capt. A.W Starr resting.
19 Deer Creek Ground too hard and rocky for tents.
20 Deer Creek Looking downstream.
21 Deer Creek Camp of Cavalry
22 Deer Creek
23 Deer Creek Looking upstream.
24 Deer Creek
25 Deer Creek Pvt. O.H. Cambridge scales the other side after crossing the creek.
26 Deer Creek Pvt. Oliver Cambridge explores the other side of the creek.
27 Deer Creek
28 Deer Creek 1Sgt. Wm. Baldwin fires at movement on the other side.
Click on ORIGINAL size of the image below to see Pvt. Cambridge hiding behind a rock holding his hat up as a target.
(not really...he fired a cap to make Pvt. Cambridge THINK we were shooting in his direction....cavalry humor)
29 Deer Creek Feeding on the picket line.
30 Deer Creek Feeding time
31 Deer Creek In camp.
32 Deer Creek Ridge Lava formations on the ridge.
33 Deer Creek Ridge Pvt. Patrick Shannon and "Bandit".
34 Deer Creek Ridge Ascending to the ridge.
35 Deer Creek Ridge Through the scrub brush.
36 Deer Creek Canyon Looking west across Deer Creek.
37 Deer Creek Ridge Looking west.
38 Deer Creek Ridge A memorial on top of the ridge.
39 Deer Creek Ridge Pvt. O.H. Cambridge on "Domingo".
40 Deer Creek Ridge Checking the progress of the march.
41 Deer Creek Ridge God bless our mule!
42 Deer Creek Ridge Looking southwest toward the coastal range and Tehama.