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CAPE GIRARDEAU, July 17, 1864.

Lieutenant H. HANNAHS:

Lieutenant-Colonel Burris left for New Madrid this morning before telegram was received from General Ewing concerning scout to Arkansas. No communication to New Madrid by telegraph. I will forward this dispatch by first boat.

J. C. THOMSON,

Adjutant.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF ROLLA, Numbers 25.

Rolla, Mo., July 17, 1864.

Colonel Albert Sigel, Fifth Cavalry Missouri State Militia, is hereby directed to assume command of the District of Rolla during the absence of Brigadier-General Guitar.

By order of Brigadier-General Guitar:

JAMES RAINSFORD,

Assistant Adjutant-general.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF ROLLA, Numbers 26.

Rolla, Mo., July 17, 1864.

In compliance with General Orders, Numbers 25, current series, headquarters District of Rolla, I hereby assume command of the same. Existing orders will continue in force until otherwise directed.

ALBERT SIGEL,

Colonel Fifth Cav. Missouri State Militia, Commanding District.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 1ST AND 2nd SUB-DISTS. OF DISTRICT OF CENTRAL MISSOURI, Numbers 67.

Sedalia, Mo., July 17, 1864.

Colonel John S. Wolfe, One hundred and thirty-fifth Illinois Volunteers, will take command of the post or station at Jefferson City, Mo.

Captain William C. Le Fever, Company I, Fourth Cavalry, Missouri State Militia, upon being relieved of command of the station at Jefferson City, Mo., will turn over to Colonel John S. Wolfe, One hundred, and thirty-fifth Illinois Volunteers, all the books, papers, &c., appertaining to said station.

Captain Le Fever has the thanks of his commanding officer for the able and efficient manner in which he has discharged his duties as commanding officer as Jefferson City, Mo.

By order of-

GEORGE H. HALL,

Colonel Fourth Cavalry Missouri State Militia, Commanding

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI, Numbers 191.

Springfield, Mo., July 17, 1864.

1. Major G. W. Murphy, Sixth Cavalry Missouri State Militia, is hereby relieved from command of the post of Springfield, Mo., and will

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