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SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 1864.

General B. ALVORD,

Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter.:

Authority contained in letter of 29th of April, 1863, is revoked. By order:

E. SPARROW PURDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 132.

San Francisco, Cal., June 17, 1864.

1. Major Thomas F. Wright, Sixth Infantry California Volunteers, will repair to San Frnacisco and report to these headquarters for special duty.

2. Captain James Van Voast, Ninth Infantry, U. S. Army, will proceed to Chico, Butte County, and that section of country, and examine thoroughly into the reported Indian difficulties, reporting result and opinion as to the necessity of posting troops in that quarter. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.

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By order of Brigadier-General Wright:

E. SPARROW PURDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON,

Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., June 17, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICER AT FORT BOISE, IDAHO TER.:

SIR: You are requested by the general commanding the district to advise this office of any information, even rumors, of Captain Currey's expedition which may come to you. This request is made in view of the difficulty of receiving dispatches regularly from Captain Currey in consequence of the distance he is obliged to send them by special messenger.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. W. HOPKINS,

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

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF ARIZONA, Numbers 36.

Franklin, Tex., June 18, 1864.

I. Lieutenant George A. Burkett, commanding Company I, Fifth Infantry California Volunteers, now en route from Tucson, Ariz. Ter., to Fort Cummings, N. Mex., will upon his arrival at the latter place relieve Captain Valentine Dresher, First Infantry California Volunteers, in the command of that post. He will pay particular attention that all the records, papers, stationery, &c., are turned over to him.

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IV. Company H, First Cavalry California Volunteers, Captain William L. Campbell commanding, now stationed at Tucson, Ariz. Ter., will upon the return of Captain Ffrench's company (D), Fifth Infantry, proceed without delay to Las Cruces, N. Mex. Captain Campbell will upon his arrival at Las Cruces report by letter to these headquarters for further orders.

By order of Colonel George W. Bowie:

CHAS. A. SMITH,

Captain, Fifth California Infantry, Actg. Asst. Adjt. General