War of the Rebellion: Serial 106 Page 1200 OPERATIONS ON THE PACIFIC COAST. Chapter LXII.

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be sent to this city on the steamer that will be sent to the island for that purpose. On landing, the troops will be marched to the recruiting depot on Harrison street, where they will be proviede for. They will bring their blankets and overcoats, canteens and haversacks, with them.

Respectfully,

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 1865.

General JOHN S. MASON,

Drum Barracks, Los Angeles, Cal.:

In accordance with orders from Washington, the Arizona regiment will not be raised. The Fourth Infantry company at Fort Yuma will be retained in your district. All quiet here and in the East.

By order:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 1865.

Colonel JAMES F. CURTIS,

Drum Barracks, Los Angeles, Cal.:

What is the occasion for an increased force being sent to your district?

R. C. D RUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

DRUM BARRACKS, April 17, 1865-9 p. m.

Colonel R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

An organization of rebels exists in this and San Bernardino Counties. The Union people of the latter have demanded military protection. The Indian depredations in San Bernardion can be stopped only with cavalry.

JAMES F. CURTIS.

Colonel of Volunteers.

ENGINEER DEPARTMENT,

Washington, April 18, 1865.

Major General IRVIN McDOWELL,

Commanding Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, Cal.:

GENERAL: Your letter of the 21st ultimo, requesting that the fort on Alcatraz Island be named Fort McPherson, and for and Fort Point, Fort Reno, is received. The Secretary of WAr has had the subject of naming these, as well as other forts, under his attention for some time past, and has not as yet informed me of his determination in relation thereto.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

RICHD. DELAFIELD,

General and Chief Engineer.