War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 0040 OPERATIONS ON THE PACIFIC COAST. Chapter LXII.

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Indian affairs for their removal to some reservation. The Indian difficulties on Owen's Lake and River and Mono Lake, on the eastern border of this State, have nearly terminated, and it is expected that a permanent peace may be soon established.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

G. WRIGHT,

Brigadier-General, U. S. Army, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON, Numbers 45.

Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., July 25, 1862.

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III. Major J. F. Curtis, with Companies B, C, and D, of Second California Volunteer Infantry, will proceed to Alcatraz Island, en route to Fort Humboldt, Cal. The assistant quartermaster at this post will furnish the necessary transportation.

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By order of Brigadier-General Alvord:

FREDERICK MEARS,

First Lieutenant, Ninth Infantry, U. S. Army, Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON, Numbers 46.

Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., July 26, 1862.

I. Colonel J. Steinberger, First Washington Territory Volunteer Infantry, with Companies A and E, First Washington Territory Volunteer Infantry, will repair by water to Fort Walla Walla, pursuant to instructions of the 21st instant from headquarters Department of the Pacific. The command will leave this post on the 30th instant.

II. Companies A and C, of the Fourth California Volunteer Infantry, will proceed by water to Benicia, Cal., leaving Fort Walla Walla after the adjournment of the general court-martial convened at that post per Special Orders, Numbers 126, of the 21st instant, from department headquarters.

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V. A subaltern and twenty men of Oregon cavalry will be ordered to the Umatilla Indian Agency and relieve the detachment of Fourth California Volunteer Infantry now there, who will return to Fort Walla Walla.

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By order of Brigadier-General Alvord:

FREDERICK MEARS,

First Lieutenant, Ninth Infantry, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. COLUMN FROM CALIFORNIA, Apache Pass, Overland Mail Station, Numbers 12.

July 27, 1862.

I. A post will be established in this pass, which will be known as Fort Bowie.

II. This post will be garrisoned by Company G, Fifth Infantry, increased to 100 men by a detachment from Company A, Fifth Infantry