Oregon Military Department Records Guide
Record Series Descriptions
Modoc Indian War Campaign Journal
89A-012 - Box 40
.1 cubic feet
Arrangement: Chronological by date of entry
Series documents the operations of Company C, 1st Brigade, Oregon Mounted Militia during the Modoc Indian War. Kept by Brigadier General John E. Ross, the journal dates from April 21, 1873 through June 8, 1873 and discusses local geography, troop movements, weather, meals, supplies, engagements, and intertribal politics.