and locate them at the Sweat House. They expressed concern that the soldiers at Camp Anderson might molest them, and were very solicitous that positive instructions be given on this subject. I respectfully desire to call the attention of the district commander to the importance of this matter, and that his views should be known to me as soon as practicable.
I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
S. G. WHIPPLE,
Lieutenant Colonel First Battalion Mountaineers, California Vols.,
Commanding Fort Gaston.
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF HUMBOLDT,
Fort Humboldt, Cal., May 30, 1864.
Respectfully forwarded for the information of the department commander, approving the action of Lieutenant-Colonel Whipple, allowing said Indians to locate at point designated.
H. M. BLACK,
Colonel Sixth California Volunteers Infantry, Commanding.
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON, Numbers 75.
Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., May 25, 1864.
I. Company H, First Washington Territory Infantry, will repair without delay by water from Fort Walla Walla to Fort Vancouver. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.
II. Company B, First Washington, Territory Infantry, will repair without delay from Fort Colville to Fort Walla Walla. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.
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By order of Brigadier-General Alvord:
J. W. HOPKINS,
First Lieutenant, First Oregon Cavalry, Actg. Asst. Adjt. General
WASHINGTON CITY, May 30, 1864 - 9. 21 a. m.
Major General I. McDOWELL,
When will you sail for California? The Secretary of War directs me to say that it is his desire that you proceed thither by the very first opportunity.
JAS. A. HARDIE,
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 118.
San Francisco, Cal., May 30, 1864.
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4. Company A (MacGowan's), Sixth Infantry California Volunteers, will proceed to and take post at Alcatraz Island, the quartermaster's department furnishing the necessary transportation.
By order of Brigadier-General Wright:
RICHD. C. DRUM,