together until fall and then sent to their respective companies. Colonel English informed me that he could muster one man at a time, if necessary. If you are unable to furnish the escort for Mr. Pengra it will delay the copletion of the road for a year and prevent the settlement of the country through which it passes, and greatly disappoint a large number of persons interested in the road and the general prosperity of the country.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
A. C. GIBBS,
Governor of Oregon.
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC, Numbers 116.
San Francisco, Cal., May 24, 1865.
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4. The companies quartered at the recruiting depot in this city will return to their respective stations. Those belonging at Alcatraz, includng Captain Mears' company, will be sent to that post on the Government sloop plying between the psot and this city.
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By command of Major-General McDowell:
R. C. DRUM,
SANTA CRUZ, May 24, 1865-10 a. m.
Colonel R. C. DRUM,
Department of the Pacific:
General McDowell will leave here this evening for San Francisco. Be home in the morning. Telegraph if anything important. Please send word to my office.
JAS. T. HOYT,
Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.
HDQRS. DIST OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Numbers 2.
Drum Barracks, Cal., May 24, 1865.
Captain John M. Cass, Fourth California Infantry, is announced as acting assistant adjutant-general at these headquarters during the absence or leave of Lieutenant O. H. Lee, Fourth California Infantry.
By order of Colonel Curtis:
O. H. LEE,
First Lieutenant and Adjutant Fourth California Infantry,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF OREGON, Numbers 110.
Fort Vancouver, Wash. Ter., May 24, 1865.
I. Captain G. A. Glasure, First Battalion Washington Territory Infantry, will repair without delay to Fort Dalles, Oreg., and assume command of that post and of Company H of the battalion.
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By order of Colonel R. F. Maury:
F. B. WHITE,
First Lieutenant and Adjt. First Oregon Cavalry, Actg. Asst. Adjt. General