War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 0044 OPERATIONS ON THE PACIFIC COAST. Chapter LXII.

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HEADQUARTERS FIRST CAVALRY OREGON VOLUNTEERS,

Fort Walla Walla, Wash. Ter., July 28, 1862.

Lieutenant W. B. HUGHES,

Ninth Infantry, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General,

Hdqrs. District of Oregon, Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter.:

SIR: I have the honor to report to the general commanding the district that my command, consisting of Companies A, B, and D, numbering 243 rank and file, have left this morning upon the emigrant road expedition.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. F. MAURY,

Lieutenant-Colonel First Cavalry Oregon Volunteers,

Commanding Expedition, Emigrant Road.

HEADQUARTERS HUMBOLDT MILITARY DISTRICT,

Fort Humboldt, July 29, 1862.

Captain H. FLYNN,

Second Infantry California Vols., Commanding Fort Lyon:

CAPTAIN: You will re-enforce Captain Douglas and co-operate with him in such manner as he may request, reserving a sufficient camp-guard.

By order of Colonel Lippitt:

JOHN HANNA, Jr.,

First Lieutenant and Adjutant Second Infantry California Vols.,

Actg. Asst. Adjt. General, Humboldt Military District.

HEADQUARTERS HUMBOLDT MILITARY DISTRICT,

Fort Humboldt, July 29, 1862.

Captain W. M. JOHNS,

Third Infantry California Vols., Commanding at Liscombe's Hill:

CAPTAIN: You will immediately call in all detachments except that at Elk Camp, and hereafter keep your command concentrated. You will re-enforce Captain Douglas, and co-operate with him in such manner as he may request, so far as your limited means may allow, reserving a sufficient camp guard. Similar instructions have been sent to Lieutenant Anderson, at Elk Camp.

By order of Colonel Lippitt:

JOHN HANNA, JR.,

First Lieutenant and Adjutant Second Infantry California Vols.,

Actg. Asst. Adjt. General, Humboldt Military District.

HEADQUARTERS HUMBOLDT MILITARY DISTRICT,

Fort Humboldt, July 29, 1862.

Captain C. D. DOUGLAS,

Second Infantry California Volunteers, Commanding Fort Anderson:

CAPTAIN: Captain Johns, at Liscombe's Hill; Lieutenant Anderson, at Elk Camp, and Captain Flynn, at Fort Lyon, are instructed to re-enforce and co-operate with you to such an extent and in such manner as you shall desire. The colonel commanding the district had already