Fort Walla Walla, June 28, 1863.
ACTING ASSISTANT ADJUTANT-GENERAL,
Headquarters District of Oregon, Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter.:
SIR: I have the honor to report that in obedience to Special Orders, Numbers 67, headquarters District of Oregon, I have this day assumed command of this post.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Colonel First Washington Territory Infantry.
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC. Numbers 154.
San Francisco, Cal. June 29, 1863
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Major Frederick T. Dent, Fourth Infantry, U. S. Army, is relieved from duty in this department, and will comply with instructions received from the War Department.
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By order of Brigadier-General Wright:
RICHD. C. DRUM,
TERRITORY OF NEVADA, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT.
Carson City, June 29, 1863
Brigadier General GEORGE WRIGHT,
Commanding Department of the Pacific:
GENERAL: May I ask your to station a company at Reese River? From the number and boldness of the secessionists there I fear trouble unless they are overawed. I inclose a letter received from Captain Close. * I should be pleased to have the desired change made if consistent with your views.
With great respect, your obedient servant,
SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 1863
Major CHARLES McDERMIT,
Moore's command is expected to move before the 4th. Ketcham's company will go with Moore.
R. C. DRUM,
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF UTAH,
Great Salt Lake City, Utah Ter. June 29, 1863
Lieutenant Colonel R. C. DRUM U. S. Army,
Assistant Adjutant-General, San Francisco, Cal.:
COLONEL: I have the honor herewith to inclose copy of Special Orders, Numbers 1, dated Camp Connor, Idaho Ter., May 23, 1863, establishing that post. + As the commanding officer has omitted to comply
*See June 28, p. 499.
+See p. 453.