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SHASTA COUNTY
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CIVIL WAR/GAR MEMORIALS PROJECT

This is a very large project and we can use your assistance. If you know of a monument to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) or Civil War-related memorial (of any size or design) near you, we invite you to share this information with the SUVCW. Please contact our Department Civil War Memorials Officer with any information.

Department Civil War Memorials Officer
E-mail: memorials@suvpac.org

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Location:

Anderson, Shasta Co., CA

0.6 mi E of intersection of Deschutes and Dersch Rds, 6 mi NE of Anderson.

Type:

Plaque - California State Historical Landmark No. 379

Reported by:

Tad D. Campbell, May 2002

Status:

___ Completed

___ Submitted

___ Under Assessment

_X_ Needs Investigation

Notes:

NO. 379 FORT READING - Fort Reading, established on May 26, 1852 by Second Lieutenant E. N. Davis, Co. E, 2nd Infantry on the orders of Lieutenant Colonel George M. Wright, was the first and largest fort in Northern California. It was named in honor of Pierson Barton Reading and stood in a clearing of 10 acres. The fort was abandoned in June 1867.

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Location:

Glenburn, Shasta Co., CA

SE corner of McArthur Rd (County A -19) and Soldier Mtn Dr 2 mi NW of Glenburn.

Type:

General Angler[sic] Monument

Reported by:

Tad D. Campbell, May 2002

Status:

___ Completed

___ Submitted

___ Under Assessment

_X_ Needs Investigation

Notes:

NO. 355 FORT CROOK (SITE OF) - Established July 1, 1857 by Lieutenant George Crook for protection of the immigrants and settlers, Fort Crook was later commanded by Captain John W. Gardner and Captain McGregor. The boundaries of the fort were set at one mile in every direction from the flagpole. Abandoned June 1, 1869.

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