Orders have been received appointing Major Andrews to reliave General Mason. I have suspended execution of the order till I can make representations to the War Department. Cannot you join me in making them?
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC,
San Francisco, March 10, 1865.
His Exellency F. F. LOW,
Governor of California, Sacramento, Cal.:
SIR: I have the honor to request, under the special authority granted to that effect from the War Department, a copy of which has been furnished you, that a regiment of California volunteers, infantry, be reised as soon as possible, in addition to those now in service.
Very respectfully, your obedient servnat,
Major-General, Commanding Department.
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 17.
San Francisco, Cal., March 10, 1865.
I. Surg. Charles McCormick, Medical Department, U. S. Army, having reported at these headquarters agreeably to instructions from the War Department, is announced as medical director on the department staff. He will accordingly relieve Surg. P. G. S. Ten Broeck, Medical Department, in these duties.
II. The District of Arizona will include the Territory of Arizona, and so much of the State of California as lies in the watershed of the Colorado River.
By command of Major-General McDowell:
R. C. DRUM,
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON, Numbers 59.
Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., March 10, 1865.
I. Company H, First Washington Territory Infantry, will proceed from Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., to Fort Dalles, Oreg., to leave when it is known that Companies D and G, First Oregon Infantry, have left Fort Dalles. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.
II. On the arrival of Company H, First Washington Territory Infantry, at Fort Dallas, Company F, First Washington Territory Infantry, will repair without delay to Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.
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By order of Brigadier-General Alvord:
W. I. SANBORN,
Second Lieutenant, First Washington Territory Infantry,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.