War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 1162 OPERATIONS ON THE PACIFIC COAST. Chapter LXII.

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come here (home), and Indian are threatening the towns on the Humboldt River, having committed depredations as far up as Saint Mary's. Our supply of provisions in endagered if this route be closed. No men, arms, or provisions here to send on expedition. we earnestly entreat you to have [them] sent to Smoke Creek immediately. Please reply.

I desire you to telegraph commanding officer at Fort Churchill to send out one company of Nevada volunteers to such points as I may designate to protect our people. Answer soon as possible, and send instructions by express.

H. G. BLASDEL,

Governor of Nevada.

[Indorsement.]

Governor BLASDEL:

All the troops in Nevada and at Owen's River have been formed into as sub-district, under Major McDermit, who is ordered to give all the protection they can affoard to the people in the State.

O. McDOWELL.

VANCOUVER, March 14, 1865-10 a. m.

Colonel R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Are my orders out? I hope so. I recommend that Colonel Maury relieve me.

BENJ. ALVORD,

Brigadier-General.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 1865.

General BENJAMIN ALVORD,

Fort Vancouver:

Order published on 7th instant directs you to turn over command to next rank and proceed to Washington. As Setinberger is ordered mustered out, Mauray is next in rank to you.

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 1865.

Brigadier-General ALVORD,

Fort Vancouver:

The limits of District of Oregon extended so as to include whole of State. Order company of infantry raised near Jacksonville to take post at Fort Klamath, and otherwise provide of for it after muster. So inform Colonel English.

By order:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 59.

San Francisco, Cal., March 16, 1865.

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5. Three companies of the Seventh Regiment California Volunteer Infantry will proceed by the next steamer, under the lieutenant-colonel, to Camp Drum, and immediately after arriving there two of them,