Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Daby's Ferry Post

A detachment of the 1st Battalion of Mountaineers, California Volunteers was dispatched in early June 1862 by Captain Eugene B. Gibbs, commanding Camp Curtis, to a crossing on the Mad River about three miles from the town Arcata in Humboldt County and there established a temporary post to safeguard the area's settlers from further Indian incursions
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Updated 8 February 2016