War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 0741 Chapter LXII. CORRESPONDENCE - UNION AND CONFEDERATE.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 26.

San Francisco, Cal., February 5, 1864.

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2. Colonel Oscar M. Brown, First Cavalry California Volunteers, will repair to Drum Barracks and assume command of the companies of his regiment at that post, under orders for Tucson.

3. The force named in the preceding paragraph will move by company, with an inteval of at least three days.

4. Colonel Oscar M. Brown and Asst. Surg. John E. Kunkler will proceed as far as Fort Yuma with the company, where they will await the arrival of the last (third) company, with which they will proceed to Tucson.

5. Major James Gorman, First Cavalry California Volunteers, will, instead of accompanying theforce now at Drum Barracks as directed in Special Orders, Numbers 25, remain at that post and superintendent the equipment and departure of the remaining companies of his regiment, with the last of which he will proceed to Tucson.

By order of Brigadier-General Wright:

RICHD. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAN FRANCISCO, CAL., February 6, 1864.

Colonel E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Special Orders, Numbers 571, of December 24, received. Lieutenant-Colonel Sibley is at the Presidio in command of Ninth Infantry. His services are important with his regiment. Can I keep him?

G. WRIGHT,

Brigadier-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, February 6, 1864.

Brigadier General G. WRIGHT,

Commanding Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, Cal.:

I am instructed to inform you that the order directing Lieutenant Colonel C. C. Sibley, Ninth U. S. Infantry, to relieve General Hunt at New Haven, Conn., has been revoked. Please acknowledge receipt by telegraph.

By order:

R. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 27.

San Francisco, Cal., February 6, 1864.

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2. Colonel Henry M. Black, Sixth Infantry California Volunteers, with the headquarters and three companies of his regiment, will proceed on the next steamer to Fort Humboldt.

3. On his arrival at Fort Humboldt, Colonel Black will assume command of the Military District of Humboldt.

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By order of Brigadier-General Wright:

RICHD. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.