War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 0459 Chapter LXII. CORRESPONDENCE-UNION AND CONFEDERATE.

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 26, 1863.

Lieutenant-Colonel BROWN,

First Cavalry California Volunteers, Stockton, Cal.:

Johnson's company (K) will be in readiness to leave Stockhton for this place on Wednesday's boat, whence it will proceed to San Pedro. One officer, to be designated by Lieutenant-Colonel Ringgold, will be left behind for recruiting.

By order:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

STATE OF OREGON, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

Portland, Oreg., May 26, 1863.

Brigadier General GEORGE WRIGHT,

San Francisco, Cal.:

GENERAL: Not long since I wrote you requisiting that your order a few men left at Camp Baker, Oreg., at which point I might order recruits. Owing to a change of circumstance, I now withdraw that request so far as the recruiting service si concerned. I have ordered the recruiting office closed in that vicinity and the enlisted men there to join a company now hearly full at Fort Vancouver.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ADDISON C. GIBBS,

Governor of Oregon.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON, Numbers 56.

Fort Vancouwer, Wash. Ter., May 27, 1863.

I. Companies A, D, and E, First Oregon Cavalry, under command of Colonel R. F. Maury, will proceed from Fort Lapwai to Fort Boise. The command will leave Fort Lapwain on the 13th of June, or as soon thereafter as the public service will permit.

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III. On reaching Fort Boise Companies H and I, First Washington Territory Infantry, will join the command of Colonel Maury, who will then proceed east under special instructions on an expedition toward Fort Hall.

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By order of Brigadier-General Alvord:

J. W. HOPKINS,

First Lieutenant, First Oregon Cavalry, Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

HEADQUARTERS,

Camp Drum, Cal., May 28, 1863.

Lieutenant Colonel R. C. DRUM, U. S. Army,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Hdqrs. Department of the Pacific:

SIR: Since writing my letter dated May 25 Judge Boren and D. R. Dickey, M. D., came down from the San Bernardion to see what had been done in the way of representing to headquarters the state of affairs now existing there, and if any action had been taken. After the departure of Garvey a resident there and Thomas, a secessionist (I