War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 0981 Chapter LXII. CORRESPONDENCE-UNION AND CONFEDERATE.

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the Ordnance Bureau has any information showing the stopPAGEof the arms at Benicia, and such stoppage, if it has been made, is unauthorized. The commanding officer at Benicia has been telegraphed upon the subject, and to forward them immediately. When they arrive you are authorized to issue them to your militia as you think most expedient for the service.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF UTAH, Camp Douglas, Utah Ter., Numbers 69.

Near Great Salt Lake City, September 19, 1864.

I. Major Edward McGarry, Second Cavalry California Volunteers, with the headquarters any companies of his regiment stationed at Camp Connor, Utah Ter., will march for this post at as early a day as practicable, and will report to the post commander for duty.

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By command of Brigadier-General Connor:

M. G. LEWIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS HUMBOLDT MILITARY DISTRICT,

Fort Humboldt, September 19, 1864.

Captain THOMAS BUCKLEY,

Sixth Infantry California Volunteers, Camp Iaqua, Cal.:

CAPTAIN: Orders have been given Captain A. Miller, First Battalion Mountaineers, California Volunteers, commanding Company C, in the field, to capture all Indians found on the main Trinity River and south Fork, with its tributaries, including Hay Fork. It is reported that some of the Hay Fork Indians are now employed as guides by Citizen Stephen Fleming, an employe of the Government, with a detachment of troops from Camp Iaqua. It is directed by the district commander that you have all Indians from any portion of the valley of the Trinity that are at the present time with scouting parties from your command sent to this post when they can no longer be serviceable as guides.

By order of Lieutenant-Colonel Whipple:

A. W. HANNA,

First Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAN FRANCISCO, September 21, 1864.

Colonel J. F. CURTIS,

Drum Barracks:

(Via Los Angeles, Cal.)

Send Companies B, Second Infantry, and B, Second Cavalry, to Presidio Barracks on next trip of Senator, the latter leaving behind horses, horse equipments, and camp equipage. Withdraw at once Second Infantry company at Fort Yuma to Drum Barracks and send it on arrival to this city.

By order:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.