War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 0517 Chapter LXII. CORRESPONDENCE - UNION AND CONFEDERATE.

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SAN FRANCISCO,. CAL., July 10, 1863.

(Received 5. 25 p. m. 11th.)

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

A company of U. S. soldiers is at San Jose to take forcible possession of the works-mine and private property-by order of General Wright. See the President and have the order revoked, at least until the rights of conflicting claimants shall be determined by the courts.

JOHN PARROTT.

SPECIAL ORDERS.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC. Numbers 162.

San Francisco, Cal., July 10, 1863

1. Camp Independence will be abandoned as soon after the receipt of this order as practicable, and the troops thereat will proceed to and reoccupy Fort Tejon, taking with them all the movable property.

By order of Brigadier-General Wright:

RICHD. C. DRUM.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 1863.

Lieutenant BURNETT,

San Jose:

You will march to this city via Redwood and San Mateo, reporting at the provost-marshal's office.

R. C. DRUM

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS.

CAMP INDEPENDENCE, Numbers 12.

Owen's River Valley, Cal., July 10, 1863.

In consequence of the temporary absence of the commanding officer and other superior officers on urgent duty the command of the troops at this camp will devolve upon First Lieutenant George D. French, Second Cavalry California Volunteers. He will be respected and obeyed accordingly.

By order;

M. A. McLAUGHLIN.

Captain, Second Cavalry California Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON.

Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., July 10, 1863.

Captain R. S. CALDWELL.

Commanding Company B, First Oregon Cavalry, Present:

CAPTAIN: The general commanding the district directs that you proceed with your command to Canyon City for the protection of the miners and settlers against the raids of the Snake Indians. So far as the information obtained here extends it appears to be probable that your best course will be to move first with your command beyond the outermost mining camps near Canyon City, giving pursuit to any hostile Indians who may show themselves; then to proceed to the valley of