War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 1034 OPERATIONS ON THE PACIFIC COAST. Chapter LXII.

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you can spare them from the ranks for that purpose. If this letter chances to reach you too late for you to reach Canyon City by easy marches you will not go.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

BENJ. ALVORD,

Brigadier-General, U. S. Volunteers, Commanding District.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA,

Sacramento, October 28, 1864.

Major C. McDERMIT,

Second California Cavalry, Commanding Fort Churchill:

MAJOR: The general commanding directs that Captain Hassett's company (First Nevada Territory Infantry) be withdrawn entire from the Smoke Creek country tto Fort Churchill, to which effect you were telegraphed from these headquarters yesterday.

Respectfully,

E. D. WAITE,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

STATE OF OREGON, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

Salem, October 28, 1864.

Major General IRVIN McDOWELL,

Commanding Department of the Pacific:

GENERAL: Your telegram was duly received. I sent to the Legislative Assembly the inclosed message, *and a law has been passed giving a bounty of &150 to each volunteer. Your telegram just in time. Without it, the bounty bill would not have passed.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ADDISON C. GIBBS.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA,

Sacramento, October 29, 1864.

Colonel R. C. DRUM,

Asst. Adjt. General, Hdqrs. Dept. of the Pacific, San Francisco:

COLONEL: Upon representations of the Governor of this State, apprehending disturbance within the next two weeks and possibly an attempt of the disaffectted to seize the State arsenal and treasury, I have ordered the establishment of a provost guard in this city. The guard will consist of about fifty good men, under reliable officers, and will be in position early in the coming week. Nothing has been heard from the requisition for arms and ammunition which I sent to you some days since. It is important that the articles called for should be at Camp Union next week.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

G. WRIGHT,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

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*See October 20, p. 1020.

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