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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NEW MEXICO,

Santa Fe, N. Mex., July 1, 1864.

His Excellency DON LUIS TERRAZAS,

Franklin, Tex.:

MY DEAR SIR: I have just been informed by a letter from Colonel Bowie that four a season you have come over into his district, and that you are now at the residence once occupied by Mr. Hart. While I deplore the political troubles which have come upon the State of Chihuahua, and pray that they may soon pass away, it gives me great pleasure to welcome Your Excellency, within the boundaries of this department. If in any way I can be of service to Your Excellency, or to any member of Your Excellency's family, I beg to be commanded.

With high regard, I am, very sincerely, Your Excellency's friend,

JAMES H. CARLETON.

HEADQUARTERS,

Tucson, Ariz. Ter., July 1, 1864.

Captain BENJAMIN C. CUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Santa Fe, N. Mex.:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to transmit herewith list of posts and stations in the District of Western Arizona for July 1, 1864.

I am, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

THEO. A. CULT,

Lieutenant-Colonel Fifth Infantry, Cal. Vols., Commanding

[Inclosure.]

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF WESTERN ARIZONA,

Tucson, Ariz. Ter., July 1, 1864.

List of posts and picket stations in the District of Western Arizona, with the number of men at each and the reasons why they are stationed at these points:

July 1, 1864.

No. Posts and Strength Reasons.

stations

1 Tucson 50 Depot of supplies for Arizona

2 Tubac 198 For protection of Southern

Arizona and operating against

Indians in that section

3 San Pedro 6 For protection of hay and grain

Crossing and Government express;

outlying picket to watch

Indians

4 Point of 2 In charge of hay and grain for

Mountain Government trains.

5 Blue Water 3 Do.

6 Pima Villages 7 In charge of hay and grain for

Government trains; five men

from Fort Whipple on express

duty

7 Gila Bend 2 In charge of hay and grain for

Government trains.

8 Kenyon's 2 Do.

Station

9 Antelope 1 Do.

Creek

THEO. A. COULT,

Lieutenant-Colonel Fifth Infantry, Cal. Vols., Commanding

HDQRS,. GARRISON FOR FORT WADSWORTH, DAK. TER.,

In Camp, near Fort Ridgely, Minn., July 1, 1864.

Captain R. C. OLIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General, District of Minnesota:

SIR: Up to this time I have not heard anything of the train. Company M, Second Minnesota Cavalry, has reported and will be fully