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.

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