HDQRS. Department of Texas,
San Antonio, February 4, 1861.
Special Orders, No. 16
2. Company A, First Infantry, on temporary duty in this city, will return without delay to its station, Camp Verde.
4. In compliance with instructions from the headquarters of the Army, Bvt. Col. Robert E. Lee, Second Cavalry, is relieved from duty in this department, and will repair forthwith to Washington and report in person to the General-in Chief.
By order of Brevet Major-General Twiggs:
W. A. Nichols,
Source: War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series I, Vol. I, p. 586.
Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2016 February 18