The New Military Department
United States Army
The Walla Walla Statesman reports the arrival of a telegram that announces the creation of the new Military Department of Columbia, comprising the states of Oregon and California, and Washington Territory. General George Wright is to command this new department.
The Walla Walla Statesman reports the postwar reorganization of the U.S. Army in the far west.
Walla Walla Statesman
Walla Walla W.T.: R.R. and S.G. Rees
Wright, George, 1803-1865
Vol. IV, No. 32, p. 2, col. D
Washington Secretary of State: Historic Newspapers