War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 0563 Chapter LXII. CORRESPONDENCE- UNION AND CONFEDERATE.

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Chico, where they will be taken charge of by you and sent in detachments tot he Round Valley Reservation, and there turned over teo the agent of the Indian Deaprtment. As the superintendent represents that he has no means at his dposal to supply their wants, the general commanding desieres you to subsist the Indians brought iin until turned over at Round Valley. The issues will consist simply of flour and meat (either fresh or slat, as is most convenient) and potatoes, if the latter cn be had at reasonable cost. You will be at no expense in transportating the Indians, the transportation for that purpose being furnished by the citizens. All issues of subsistence will be entrered on a separate abstrct andt money value of sme stated, so that the amount can be passed tote credit of the War Deaprtment at Washington. It is undestood that no violence is to be used in bringing in the Indians, and if any should be resorted to the general desires you to potect the unoffending Indians to the extent of your power. You will send the Indisnss to Round Valley in small parties, not to exceed twenty or tirty in each party, directing the detachment of troops accomapnying themto return immediately to your camp.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. C . DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAN FRANCISCO, August 11, 1863.

Colonel H. M. BLACK,

Bnicia, Cal.:

The headuqarters and three companeis of the Second Infantry go to old Fort Miller. one company of Second, preferabley Morton's, will go to Sacramento, en route to Chico, the latter to be sent up on the day the boats connect at Sacramento. Schindler is under orders to join Olney.

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OFTHE PACIFIC,

San Francisco, Cal. August 11, 1863.

Colonel HENRY M. BACK,

Sixth Infantry California VOlunteers,

Commanding Benicia Barrackzs, Benicia, Cal.:

SIR: Such of the regimental records as may be ablsolutely necessary will be taken in the movement directed in orders; the balance, with such company property as may be left at Benicia, will be sent at a future day. The command will take a good supply of ammunition and sixty stand of rifled muskets; surplus, with necessary equipments, to be left at Fort Miller. If the amount of ammunitin called for on requisitions is not deemed sufficient, other requisitions will be forwarded to include that rms above mentined. It is desirable that Colonel Olney's force should get in position before the 1st of September next. The company for Chico will be sent up on the Sacramento boat on the day they connect with boat for Red Bluffs, and transferred next morning and proceed at once for Chico.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.