File No. 812.00/20495½

General Funston to the Adjutant General of the Army


4509. Following received from General Pershing from Columbus dated February 5:

Expeditionary forces returning from Mexico crossed the line to-day, last troops leaving Mexico at 3 p.m. Transportation pertaining to expedition was sufficient to bring out all Government property. Am leaving to-morrow Roon for El Paso. General Swift will supervise movement of remaining troops ordered to new stations.

As soon as General Swift has completed duty referred to he will proceed to El Paso to command cavalry division.