Remarks on Return of Company F, Second Cavalry, September, 1863.


In compliance with Post Orders Nos. 6 and 7, left Camp Bidwell, Butte County, California, September 4, 1863, having under my command twenty-three men and horses of Company F, Second Cavalry, California Volunteers, and four hundred and sixty-one Indians, to remove them to Indian reservation at Round Valley, Mendocino County, California, arriving there September 18, 1863, with two hundred and seventy-seven Indians. Left one hundred and fifty on east side of the mountains, they being unable to travel. Thirty-two died en route and two escapted.