Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Camp Cass
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.
Posted 12 December 2015
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