War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 1148 Chapter LXII. OPERATIONS ON THE PACIFIC COAST.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 100.

Washington, February 28, 1865.

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46. The telegraphic order of February 26, 1865, from this office, directing the commanding general Department of the Pacific to relieve Brigadier General Benjamin Alvord, U. S. Volunteers, from the command of the District of Oregon, and assign some other officer to that command, Briganier-General Alvord to report in person to the Adjutant-General of the Army, Washington City, D. C., is hereby confirmed.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 46.

San Francisco, Cal., February 28, 1865.

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4. On the arrival at San Juan of Company A, Native Cavalry, it will be joined by Company B, same battalion, and the two proceed together to Drum Barracks by the route indicated in Special Orders, Numbers 44, the senior officer present for duty assuming command. To facilitate the movement Company B will be concentrated at San Juan, to which point the quartermaster's department will send the transportation for that company. No more company property than is absolutely necessary will be taken on the march; all in excess of this to be turned over to the post quartermaster.

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By command of Major-General McDowell:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAN FRANCISCO, February 28, 1865.

Brigadier General GEORGE WRIGHT, Sacramento, Cal.:

Camp Ruby and all troops in Nevada placed in your district.

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAN FRANCISCO, February 28, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER AT CAMP RUBY:

Your post has been attached to the District of California, headquarters Sacramento, Cal. Report to it instead of to Utah.

By order:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAN FRANCISCO, February 28, 1865.

Brigadier General P. E. CONNOR, Salt Lake City:

Major-General McDowell has received no orders detaching you from his command. Act, however, on the telegram from General Dodge and report to him as desired.

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.