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Two Killed and Scalped — Volunteers from California.

New-York Times / December 26, 1872

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 26. — A dispatch from Yreka to-night, says that last Saturday a party of soldiers en route from Camp Bidwell to Capt. Berrands’ camp, on Lost River, were attacked by about fifty Modoc Indians. Two soldiers were killed and four wounded. Five mules were killed. The soldiers who were killed were scalped. No Indians are known to be killed. Gov. Booth will be asked to authorize the raising of 100 volunteers in this State to co-operate with the volunteers in Oregon.



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