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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 3.

San Francisco, Cal., January 18, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel Charles C. Keeny, medical inspector, U. S. Army, having reported for duty at these headquarters agreeably to instructions from the War Department, is announced as medical inspector on the department staff.

By order of Brigadier-General Wright:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC,

San Francisco, January 18, 1864.

Major C. E. BENNETT,

First Cavalry California Volunteers, Commanding Fort Yuma:

SIR: I am instructed by the general commanding the department to request your special attention to the transportation to be used in throwing forward the companies of the First Regiment of Cavalry. On a former occassion the means of transportation furnished to troops moving to Tucson was not returned to this department. To prevent a repetition of this, and to facilitate the rapid movement of the troops, you will issue positive orders directing that all the wagons, ambulances, mules, and quartermaster's horses sent shall be brought back from Tucson to Fort Yuma without unnecessary delat.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SACRAMENTO, JANUARY 19, 1864.

Colonel DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Peace and quiet must be preserved in Nevada Territory. If the provost-marshal cannot do it. I will use the military force.

G. WRIGHT,

Brigadier-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 11.

San Francisco, Cal., January 19, 1864.

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4. The following changes of station will be made in the District of Southern California as soon as practicable: Companies H and K, Fourth Infantry California Volunteers, now at Fort Yuma, to take post at Drum Barracks. Company E, Fourth Infantry California Volunteers, will proceed to and take post at Fort Yuma. On the arrival of Captain Edgar W. Hillyer at Fort Yuma, Major Clarence E. Bennett, First Cavalry California Volunteers, will proceed to Tucson, where he will report for duty.

By order of Brigadier-General Wright:

RICHD. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.