Date(s): Nov 2-3, 2013 (1863). Album by 2nd cal cav member. 1 - 43 of 43 Total. 1751 Visits.
1 Cav mount Cody, geared up and ready to go.
2 Pvt. Hennison Getting gear sorted out for a long patrol
3 Cpl. & 1st Sgt. Headed into the sunlight near Deer Creek.
5 Rocky hillside A common theme here
6 Zuni Picking his way through the creekbed
7 Made it Unscathed
8 1st Sgt. Baldwin Points out something along the canyon walls that the scouts (ahead, right) may not have noticed
9 Pvt. Hennison Above Deer Creek.
10 Patrol The men and mounts of the 2nd CCV Co. F follow a rock fence into the foothills on a scout.
11 Above Deer Creek 1st Sgt. Baldwin (foreground) and Cpl. Whiting (guidon.
12 Pvt. Wilson And mount Domingo above Deer Creek.
13 Deer Creek Canyon
14 Advance scout Pvt. Hennison scans the canyon for trouble.
15 Working our way up The balance of the patrol climbing the hill through the rocks.
16 The top of one hill... ...The beginning of the next canyon.
17 Why, yes That is our direction of travel.
18 Hostile landscape.
19 From original post return: "Left Camp Bidwell Feb 23rd ’64 with ten men in pursuit of a small band of Indians, who had been committing depredations in Butte Co. Followed them across Rock, Deer and Dry Creeks to Mill Creek Tehema County Cal. being unable to overtake them. The country was very rough and mountainous almost impassible. The men becoming foot sore & having taken but five days rations returned to Camp Bidwell Feb 28th ‘64"
20 Taking advantage The high ground, on a mostly cleared wagon trail.
21 Awaiting the scouts return With Deer Creek canyon in background
22 Pvt. Ashley Lyman And mount Palo survey the valley below.
23 Loss of livestock Possible depredation? Pvt. Lyman investigates.
24 Troopers spread out Searching for water and a way into what turns out to be a dry canyon.
25 Downhill Pvt. Shannon follows Pvts Wilson and Lyman into the creekbed