SAN FRANCISCO, November 10, 1864.
General B. ALVORD.
Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter.:
The general commanding cannot foresee any case where your proposed action would be necessary as suggested in telegram yesterday.
R. C. DRUM.
HDQRS. DISTRICT OF HUMBOLDT, Numbers 65.
Fort Humboldt, Cal., November 10, 1864.
I. Company A, Battalion Native Cavalry (excepting Private Bruno Avalos, who will remain at this post for the present), will proceed on Saturday, the 12th instant, at as early an hour as practicable, to and take post at Camp Wright, Cal., reporting to the commanding officer for duty.
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By order of Lieutenant-General Whipple:
A. W. HANNA.
First Lieutenant, and Adjt. First Batt. Mountaineers, Cal., Vols.,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
WAR DEPT., PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE.
Washington, D. C. November 11, 1864.
GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA.
You are authorized to raise four companies infantry to complete First Veteran Infantry California Volunteers, and four companies cavalry to complete First Cavalry California Volunteers. Recruitment and organization to conform to existing regulations. Companies, soon as ready, to be sent General Carleton, New Mexico, at whose request this authority is granted.
JAMES B. FRY,
WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE.
November 11, 1864
Brigadier General JAMES H. CARLETON.
Commanding Department of New Mexico, Santa Fe, N. Mex.:
GENERAL: I have the honor to acknowledge the receip of your letter of the 9th ultimo, requesting that the Governor of California be authorized to raise four companies of infantry and four companies of cavalry, to complete the regiments to be formed by you from such of the California volunteers in your command as shall enlist after their terms of service shall have expired. In reply thereto I have respectfully to inform you that the Governor of California has been authorized by telegram (copy herewith*) to raise the companies as requested, and to send them to report to you as soon as ready for the field.
THOMAS M. VINCENT.
*See next, ante.