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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON, Numbers 14.

Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., March 24, 1865.

I. Brigadier General Benjamin Alvord, U. S. Volunteers, hereby relinquishes command of the District of Oregon, pursuant to General Orders, Numbers 15, form headquartrs Department of the Pacific.

II. Colonel R. F. Maury, First Oregon Cavalry, will assume command of the district. General Alvord cannot refrain from taking this opportunity to thank the troops-officers and men-for their valuable services under his command, and to congratulate them his successor is an oficer calculated in every way to maintain the honor of the Governement and to win the confidence of the troops.

III. Second Lieutenant W. I. Sanborn, First Washington Territory Infantry, is relieved from the duties of acting assistant adjutant-general, and will turn over the files of his office to such officer as Colonel Maury shall designate.

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By command of Brigadier-General Alvord:

W. I. SNABORN,

Second Lieutenant, First Washington Territory Infantry,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON, Numbers 15.

Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., March 24, 1865.

In obedience to General Orders, Numbers 14, headquarters District of Oregon, dated Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., March 24, 1865, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the District of Oregon. In performance of the duties incumbent upon the commander of this if as successful as the general whom he succeeds he will feel amply repaid for the anxieties and labor of his position. First Lieutenant F. B. White, adjutant First Oregon Cavalry, is announced as acting assistant adjutant-general.

R. F. MAURY,

Colonel First Oregon Cavalry.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 67.

San Francisco, Cal., March 27, 1865.

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3. The headquarters and two companies of the Seventh Infantry California Volunteers will sail on the next trip of the stamer Senator to Drum Barracks, whence they will march to Tubac, Ariz. Ter.

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By command of Major-General McDowell:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHICO, March 27, 1865.

Brigadier General GEORGE WRIGHT,

Sacramento City:

GENERAL: Having just returned from Susanville, I embrace the occasion to explain the condition of affairs in the vicinity of Honey