War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 0427 Chapter LXII. CORRESPONDENCE - UNION AND CONFEDERATE.

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HEADQUARTERS,

Fort Walla Walla, Wash. Ter., May 5, 1863.

ASSISTANT ADJUTANT-GENERAL,

San Francisco, Cal.:

SIR: I have the honor to report the departure from this post of Colonel Maury, Regimental Quartermaster J. Robinson, and the non-commissioned staff, and Hospital Steward Tiernay, together with Companies A, D, and E, of the First Cavalry Oregon Volunteers, en route to Fort Lapwai, in compliance with Special Orders, Numbers 34, dated headquarters District of Oregon, April 14, 1863. Company A, Captain T. S. Harris, 1 lieutenant and 57 enlisted men; Company D, commanded by Captain John M. Drake, 2 lieutenants and 66 enlisted men; Company E, command by Captain G. B. Currey, 1 lieutenant and 53 enlisted men.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

SEWALL TRUAX,

Major, First Cavalry Oregon Volunteers, Commanding.

[MAY 5, 1863. - For Baird to Turner (Confederate) relating to affairs in Arizona and California, see Vol. XV, p. 1075.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 114.

San Francisco, Cal., May 6, 1863.

1. Captain Tredwell Moore, assistant quartermaster, U. S. Army, is hereby assigned to duty at the headquarters of the District of Oregon, to the commander of which he will report without unnecessary delay.

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By order of Brigadier-General Wright:

RICHD. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC,

San Francisco, Cal., May 6, 1863.

Brigadier General P. E. CONNOR, U. S. Volunteers,

Commanding District of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Ter.:

SIR: In reply to your letter of the 22nd ultimo, relative to raising troops from emigrants, &c., the department commander directs that if the people living in Utah from whom you expect to raise one or more companies will enlist for three years or during the war, youc an proceed to their organization into a company of infantry, furnishing the necessary rolls, &c., to Lieutenant-Colonel Ringgold, commissary of musters.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON,

Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., May 7, 1863.

Lieutenant Colonel R. C. DRUM,

Asst. Adjt. General, Hdqrs. Dept. of the Pacific, San Francisco, Cal.:

COLONEL: The Governor of Oregon inquired of me six weeks since if he could be supplied with arms for militia companies being organized