War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 0645 Chapter LXII. CORRESPONDENCE - UNION AND CONFEDERATE.

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malevolents are silent. I have sent Lieutenant-Colonel Drum, my adjutant-general, on a tour of inspection through the southern part of this State, his place being supplied in the meantime by Captain Purdy.

Very respectfully, your most obedient servant,

G. WRIGHT,

Brigadier-General, U. S. Army, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, San Francisco, Cal., October 10, 1863.

Lieutenant Colonel S. G. WHIPPLE,

Commanding District of Humboldt:

COLONEL: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your communication of the 26th of September, and in reply am directed by the general commanding the department to say that he cannot send any more troops to the District of Humboldt; that he has no doubt but you will be able to raise the two other companies of your battalion, and that writh your knowledge of the country and the people, and being fertile in resources, you will be able to get along.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. SPARROW PURDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, San Francisco, October 10, 1863.

Brigadier-General ALVORD,

Commanding District of Oregon, Fort Vancouver:

GENERAL: I am directed by the general commanding the department to say that he telegraphed to you yesterday to send Lieutenant-Colonel English to command Fort Boise. He also suggests that you post Major Rinearson at Fort Walla Walla.

I have the honor to be, general, your most obedient servant,

E. SPARROW PURDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, San Francisco, Cal., October 13, 1863.

Captain M. A. McLAUGHLIN,

Commanding Fort Tejon, Cal.:

CAPTAIN: The general commanding the department directs that no more issues of commissary stores be made to the Indians at your post. The Indian agent should provide for them.

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

E. SPARROW PURDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, San Francisco, October 13, 1863.

Brigadier General B. ALVORD,

Commanding District of Oregon:

GENERAL: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of the 30th of September, inclosing copy of instructions to