War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 0842 OPERATIONS ON THE PACIFIC COAST. Chapter LXII.

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and to which I would most respectfully ask the attention of the Lieutenant-General commanding the Army and the honorable Secretary of War. *

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

G. WRIGHT,

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

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 100.

San Francisco, Cal., May 9, 1864.

Company I, Second Cavalry California Volunteers, Captain J. C. Doughty, will at once proceed by land to Camp Union, Sacramento. All company property not actually necessary on the march will be turned over to the quartermaster's department for shipment to Sacramento.

By order of Brigadier-General Wright:

RICHD. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NEW MEXICO,

Santa Fe, N. Mex., May 10, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel THEODORE A. COULT,

Commanding, Tucson, Ariz. Ter.:

(Through Colonel Bowie, commanding District of Arizona, Franklin, Tex.)

COLONEL: It is required by the War Department that no steps be taken by the military forces within this department which will at all complicate us in the matter growing out of the occupation of any of the States of Mexico by the French. Our relations with France are of the most friendly character, and it is desirable that they remain so. You will be careful not to jeopardize those relations by act, or word, or letter.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES H. CARLETON,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC,

San Francisco, May 10, 1864.

Brigadier General B. ALVORD,

Commanding District of Oregon, Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter.:

SIR: Inclosed you will receive a copy of a letter addressed by the department commander to the Adjutant-General of the Army, wherein is set forth the general's views regarding the summer's campaign. + The general desires you to execute to the fullest extent the means at your disposal will permit the part assigned to your command. The inclosed letter will inform you of the movement of troops in the district contiguous to that in which your force will operate.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to General Connor, Lieutenant-Colonel Drew, and Major Charles McDermit.)

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*See May 4, p. 839.

+See May 2, p. 837.

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