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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON, Numbers 155.

Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., December 30, 1863.

I. pursuant to instructions of the 21st instant, from headquarters Department of the Pacific, and to special orders from the War Department, Colonel Justus Steinberger, First Washington Territory Infantry, will repair without unnecessary delay to Fort Vancouver, and will be mustered out of the service by Major T. M. Winston, assistant commissary of musters.

II. Major C. H. Rumrill, First Washington Territory Infantry, will immediately assume command of his regiment, and as soon as the state of the communications shall permit, will repair from Fort Colville to Fort Walla Walla and assume command of that post.

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By order of Brigadier-General Alvord:

K. W. HOPKINS,

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

Abstract from return of the Department of the Pacific, Brigadier General George Wright, U. S. Army, commanding, for December 31, 1863.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

General headquarters. 17 1 19

District of 77 1,549 2,110

California (Wright).

District of Oregon 64 709 1,044

(Alvord).

District of Humboldt 27 262 416

(Whipple).

District of Utah 42 920 1,195

(Connor).

District of Southern 32 591 863

California (Curtis).

Total. 259 4,032 5,647

Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggregate Heavy. Field.

present and

absent.

General headquarters. 20 . . . . . .

District of 2,335 174 10

California (Wright).

District of Oregon 1,172 4 20

(Alvord).

District of Humboldt 545 . . . 1

(Whipple).

District of Utah 1,307 . . . 9

(Connor).

District of Southern 999 . . . 1

California (Curtis).

Total. 6,378 178 41

Organization of troops in the Department of the Pacific, Brigadier General George Wright, U. S. Army, commanding, December 31, 1863.

DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA.

Brigadier General GEORGE WRIGHT.

FORT POINT, CAL.

Captain JOSEPH STEWART.

9th United States, Company I.

3rd U. S. Artillery, Battery H.

CAMP REYNOLDS, ANGEL ISLAND, CAL.

Lieutenant LOUIS H. FINE.

3rd U. S. Artillery, Battery B.

ALCATRAZ ISLAND, CAL.

Captain WILLIAM A. WINDER.

9th United States, Companies G and K.

3rd U. S. Artillery, Batteries D and I.

BENICIA BARRACKS, CAL.

Colonel HENRY M. BLACK.

6th California (three companies).

1st California Cavalry, Company I.

BENICIA ARSENAL, CAL.

Captain JULIAN McALLISTER.

Detachment of Ordnance, U. S. Army.

FORT CROOK, CAL.

Captain HENRY B. MELLEN.

2nd California Cavalry, Company C.