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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF ARIZONA, Numbers 30.

New Mexico, August 15, 1862.

The general commanding the District of Arizona, with the staff attached to these headquarters, will leave to-morrow for Fort Bliss, Tex., with Company B, First Cavalry California Volunteers, and Company B, Second Cavalry California Volunteers. During his absence Colonel Joseph R. West, First Infantry California Volunteers, will have command and supervision over the troops stationed at La Mesilla, Las Cruces, and Fort Fillmore.

By command of General Carleton:

BEN. C. CUTLER,

First Lieutenant, First. Infty. California Vols., Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

SAN FRANCISCO, August 15, 1862.

Colonel P. E. CONNOR,

Fort Churchill:

(Care Major McDermit.)

Two companies of infantry under Pollock will be stationed at Ruby Valley. Sims and his command, also Rowe's company, will go to Salt Lake with you. Give orders necessary for the movement.

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF UTAH, Numbers 6.

Fort Churchill, August 15, 1862.

1. Captain Rowe's company, Second Cavalry California Volunteers, is relieved from duty at Adobe Meadows, and will immediately report to Colonel Sims at this post.

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3. Colonel Sims with his headquarters and Captain McCleave's company of his regiment will remain at this ost until the arrival of Captain Rowe's company, and will then proceed with the two companies named to Salt Lake City and report to the colonel commanding.

4. Major McGarry, with Captain Smith's company, Second Cavalry, willt ake up the line of march to-morrow and join the advance column without delay.

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P. EDW. CONNOR,

Colonel Third Infantry California Volunteers, Commanding District.

HDQRS. NORTHERN DIVISION, HUMBOLDT MIL. DIST.,

Fort Gaston, August 15, 1862.

Lieutenant JOHN HANNA, Jr.,

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

LIEUTENANT: I have the honor to report, for the information of the colonel commanding, that after persistent efforts I succeeded in assembling at this post the principal chiefs and head men of the Hoopa tribe of Indians, and I inclose herewith a copy of the treaty or agreement made with them yesterday after a protracted session involving much talk. After careful investigation, I am satisfied that the Hoopas.