Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Camp at Goose Lake
Formerly called Pitt's Like, Goose Like in Shasta County was the site of a camp reportedly established in the spring of 1866 by Company F (Sacramento Rangers), 2nd California Cavalry . According tot the Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, page 169, the Sacramento Rangers were organized at Camp Alert, then stationed at several locations in California and Nevada before taking post at Goose Like. The original members were mustered out at San Francisco on September 24, 1864 , but the connpany was again filled up, only to be finally disbanded at Sacramento on June 27, 1866.