Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
by Justin Ruhge
Camp Cass was located at Red Bluff, Tehama
County. It was originally an American Fur Company post, but on
May 26, 1859 Company A, 6th Infantry arrived to occupy the Camp
until August 3, 1859.
Captain F. F. Flint, 6th Infantry with
Companies A and I, aggregating 62 men, established Camp Taylor
on September 16, 1859. The detachment had left Camp Cass, near
Red Bluffs, on September 7, in compliance with Special Department
Orders No. 94, dated September 1, 1859. The camp was situated
on the Pitt River at Fall River Mills in Contra Costa County
about eight miles southeast of Fort Crook.