War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 0082 OPERATIONS ON THE PACIFIC COAST. Chapter LXII.

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[Inclosure D.] HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF WESTERN ARIZONA, Tucson, Ariz. Ter., August 15, 1862.

Captain N. S. DAVIS,

First Infantry California Volunteers,

Chief of Transportation, Column from California, Present:

CAPTAIN: You will please make a detailed estimate of the cost of transportation of stores from Fort Yuma to this place. It is necessary that this estimate be made with a minuteness of detail that will carry its own proof with it.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

D. FEGUSSON,

Major, First Cavalry California Volunteers, Commanding.

SAN FRANCISCO, August 19, 1862.

Colonel P. E. CONNOR,

Third Infantry California Volunteers, Commanding District of Utah:

(Via Fort Churchill, Nev. Ter.)

Direct Colonel Sims to turn over his command to Major McGary. Colonel Sims will await further orders at Fort Churchill, but will not relieve McDermit in command.

By order:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC,

San Fracisco, Cal., August 19, 1862.

Colonel P. E DWARD CONNOR,

Third Infantry California Volunteers, Commanding District of Utah:

(Via Fort Churchill, Nev. Ter.)

SIR: Inclosed I have the honor to transmit, by direction of the general commanding the department, an article* taken from the Territorial Enterprise, published in Virginia City, Nev. Ter. The general desires you to make a full and minute investigation into the matter complained of and report the result to this office. You will also report specifically as to Colonel Sims' behavior as an officer and gentleman since leaving this city with his command.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON,

Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., August 19, 1862.

ASSISTANT ADJUTANT-GENERAL,

Headquarters Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, Cal.:

SIR: I have the honor to report, for the information of the general commanding the department, that Colonel J. Steinberger, commanding at Fort Walla Walla, on representations made by the Indian agent at the

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*Not found as an inclosure.

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