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some years as the water was very low from failure of rains in the spring and of the usual quantity of snow during the winter amongst the Rocky Mountain range. --But, notwithstanding this disadvantage, the expedition made good progress, reached Fort Benton by the second day of July without any material hindrance, and took up their line of march for the Pacific. Transportation had been provided for them, and although there was some little delay in its reaching the command, it caused no material detention and resulted in no inconvenience. After a prosperous march of less than sixty days from Fort Benton, the command arrived in safety and good condition at Fort Walla-Walla. This march, covering a distance of three thousand miles by water and six hundred by land, has been made in the space of five months, (during one of which the troops were halted,) through an unknown and wilderness country, with no great additional expense beyond that of an ordinary march, and without any serious acc