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Doc. 31.-Brig.-General Conner's report Of operations in the District of Utah. headquarters of the District of Utah, camp Douglas, U. T., June 2, 1863. Colonel: I have the honor to report to the General commanding the department that, on the fifth of May ultimo, company H, Third infantry, California volunteers, Captain Black, left this post, pursuant to my orders, en route, via Box Elder, Bear River, Cache and Marsh Valleys, for a point at or near the Great Bend or Bear River, known as Soda Springs, Idaho Territory, for the purpose of establishing a new post in that region for the protection of the overland emigration to Oregon, California, and the Bannock City mines. Accompanying this expedition, and under its protection, were a large number of persons, heretofore residents of this territory, seceders (under the name of Morrisites) from the Mormon Church.. Many, if not all of them, having been reduced by the long-continued persecutions of the Mormons to the most abj