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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 2.

San Francisco, Cal., January 21, 1865.

I. The following is published for the information and government of all concerned. *

II. It is not understood that this is to prevent the trade in spars and other timber now and herefore carried on from ports in this and the adjuing State of Oregon, and in Washington Territory.

By command of Major-General McDowell:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WASHINGTON, January 23, 1865.

(Received 1:20 p. m.)

Major-General McDOWELL:

Arizona is reannexed to your department. Acknowledge receipt.

E. D. TOWNSEND.

SAN FRANCISCO, January 23, 1865.

(Received 12:30 a. m. 24th.)

General E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistatn Adjutant-General:

Telegram of to-day relative to retransfer of Arizona received.

IRVIN McDOWELL,

SAN FRANCISCO, January 23, 1865.

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War, Washington, D. C.:

If the service will admit I wish Brigadier-General Mason, now on duty here, transferred to my command. I wish to send him to command the District of Arizona.

IRVIN McDOWELL,

Major-General, Commanding Department.

SPECILA ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 17.

San Francisco, Cal., January 23, 1865.

I. The commanding officer at Benecia Barracks will detach on of the companies of the Sixth Regiment of California Volunteer Infantry now at that post, and order it to march on Tuesday next for San Juan, Monterey County, Cal. The company will carry seven days' rations and will prepared for camping out on the march. The commanding officer will be instructed to march his men in the most regular manner, and on no account to suffer any starggling either on the march or from camp while on the way. His first marches should be short, and he should halt his company from time to time to see that his men are all present. He will so arrange his march as to camp just beyond San Jose Friday, the 27th. A report will be made direct to department headquarters of the company detached under this order.

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By command of Major-General McDowell:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistatn Adjutant-General.

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* See Townsend to McDowell, December 22, 1864, p. 1105.

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