On the Nome Cult Trail west of Paskenta, to Thomes Creek. TO VIEW FULL SIZE IMAGES, CLICK ON "ORIGINAL" AT THE BOTTOM OF EACH PIC.
Date(s): April 21/22 2011 (1863). Album by 2nd cal cav member. 1 - 68 of 68 Total. 0 Visits.
1 ON THE TRAIL Iris, Company mule
2 ON THE TRAIL Cpl. Thos. Whiting, Pvt. J. Markey
3 ON THE TRAIL After checking cinches. 1Sgt. Wm. Baldwin remounts demonstrating Sharps carbine ballet.
4 ON THE TRAIL Pvt. John Markey (Dane Brown)
5 ON THE TRAIL Zuni, spots the mule skinner making his way towards us.
6 ON THE TRAIL Mule skinner and mules make their way to catch up to faster moving cavalry.
7 ON THE TRAIL
8 ON THE TRAIL By file, Cpt. AW Starr and 1Sgt Wm. Baldwin lead on.
9 ON THE TRAIL Cavalry on the march. How many can you spot. (Where's Pvt. Waldo?)
10 ON THE TRAIL Pvt. Markey being "tailed" by Iris.
11 ON THE TRAIL Cpt. AW Starr (Don Treco) and Shiloh
12 ON THE TRAIL Pvt. J. Markey and P. Shannon.
13 ON THE TRAIL Sgt. Rbt. Duncan (Mike Paisley) on Jake, being tailed by Iris.
14 ON THE TRAIL Recruit Pvt. Lyman (Mark Bosley), not yet uniformed.
15 ON THE TRAIL Cpt. AW Starr and Shiloh.
16 ON THE TRAIL The cantel of 1Sgt. Wm. Baldwin (Brian Frontella). "The. Sgt.'s cup is looking..." "'adds a certain "char..." View Comments...
17 LAKE SANK JAKE "Uh..hey guys?....lil' help?"
18 "LAKE SANK JAKE" How to turn a 17 hand horse into a pony.
19 LAKE SANK JAKE "Now listen...everyone's watching and waiting. I know the water feels good...my toes are enjoying it; but we gotta get movin' on to camp, so do me a favor and climb on out of there. You're embarrassing the hell out of me."
20 "LAKE SANK JAKE"
21 ON THE TRAIL Mule string led by Mr. Charles Locke.
22 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE Sometimes you just need to relax.
23 CAMP AT DEAD RABITT LAKE As seen from patrol on the trail in.
24 CAMP IN DISTANCE ENLARGED
25 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE In our "Time Out" place.
26 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE Iris, Sgt. Duncan, Jake. (The Sgt is the one in the middle)
27 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE Donkeys on break.
28 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE View from Camp
29 IN CAMP And the flag is still there.
30 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE Sunday morning. "I wonder how many pot grow..." "Don't think we weren't wel..." View Comments...
31 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE Sunrise hits the hills.
32 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE Trooper recruit Pvt. Lyman takes a break.
33 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE Mr. Charles Locke, muleskinner, in his "undress" uniform of the day.
34 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE Capt. Starr grabs a little shade.
35 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE Picket line.
36 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE 1Sgt. Wm. H. Baldwin at rest. "Be afraid. Be very afraid." View Comments...
37 LIVE FIRE DRILL Cpl. Whiting takes aim with his Sharps carbine; Pvt. Markey looks on.
38 LIVE FIRE DRILL Soldiers' carbines and muleskinner's rifle.
39 LIVE FIRE DRILL Pvt. Markey foreground; Cpl. Whiting background.
40 LIVE FIRE DRILL Mr. Charles Locke loads his rifle.
41 LIVE FIRE DRILL Loading through the muzzel, the "old fashioned" way. Cpl. Whiting and his breech loading sharps watches.
42 ON THE TRAIL
43 ON THE TRAIL
44 ON THE TRAIL 1Sgt. Wm. H. Baldwin
45 ON THE TRAIL Tehama County in background.
46 ON THE TRAIL Interesting rock formations could be home to snipers.
47 ON THE TRAIL
48 ON THE TRAIL Shiloh and Capt Starr moving out ahead.
49 ON THE TRAIL Valley Maidu country.
50 ON THE TRAIL Looking back to ensure no attack from the rear.
51 ON THE TRAIL Maidu spirit watching our progress. "The buzzards started circl..." "Yes, we had a feeling. :) ..." View Comments...
52 ON THE TRAIL
53 ON THE TRAIL
54 ON THE TRAIL Switchbacks
55 ON THE TRAIL Sgt. Duncan on Jake.
56 ON THE TRAIL
57 ON THE TRAIL 'rounding rock formations on narrow trails.
58 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE Cav camp at night.
59 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE After a viciously windy night blowing tentage over, Cpl. Whiting awakens from under a heap of canvas.
60 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE When the sun comes up, it comes up with a vengence. 'grabbing what little shade there is.
61 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE Mule skinner heads out of camp. We'll catch up.
62 LIVE FIRE DRILL Pvt. Patrick Shannon with revolver. Mule skinner departing camp in background, heard muttering "these Army guys are crazy".
63 ON THE TRAIL Nome Cult terrain.
64 ON THE TRAIL Pvt. Lyman (recruit, not in uniform) follows the uniformed troopers out.
65 ON THE TRAIL
66 ON THE TRAIL
Download MOV 67 CAMP AT DEAD RABBIT LAKE Note: Company "sinks" must be DOWNSTREAM of the drinking water...not UPSTREAM!