Arizona formed part of the Department of New Mexico. Since that Territory has been transferred to the Pacific Department, please authorize thair transfer to General McDowell for service in Arizona. The company already organized is needed for immediate service.
F. F. LOW,
Governor of California.
WASHNIGTON, D. C., March 14, 1865.
San Francisco, Cal.:
The Secretary of War directs that the Peruvian steamer Colon be relased from the restrains imposed on her for some time past by the military authorities at San Fransico.
H. W. HALLECK,
Major-General and Chief of Staff.
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC,
San Francisco, Cal., March 14, 1865.
I. The limits of the District of Oregon are hereby extended so as to include the enitre State of Oregon.
II. Camp Wright, Round Valley, is hereby detached from the District of Humboldt and annexed to that of California.
By command of Major-General McDowell:
R. C. DRUM,
BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS, DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA,
Sacramento, March 14, 1865.
Major C. McDERMIT,
Second California Cavalry,
Commanding Sub-Dist. of Nevada, Fort Churchill, Nev. Ter.:
MAJOR: The general commanding desires that all officers commanding expeditions in your sub-district be cautioned to be circumspect in their dealing with Indians at all disposed to be friendly, and not to permit their indiscriminate sluaghter.
E. D. WAITE,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
CARSON, March 14, 1865-3. 30 p. m.
Commanding Department of the Pacific, San Francisco:
The following dispatch I have just received, which I regard reliable:
STAR CITY, HUMBOLDT COUNTY, March 14, 1865.
H. G. BLASDL,
Governor of Nevada:
Indian outbreak on the Honey Lake road. Three men killed; two more attacked, but escaped. Indians holding the route. Small partis dare not travel it. Last man killed at Wall Springs. Half-way station keepers on the road driven out have