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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF THE UPPER ARKANSAS, Numbers 2.

Fort Riley, Kans., August 10, 1864.

I. The period of service of Captain H. G. Loring, Tenth Kansas Volunteers, aide-de-camp and acting assistant adjutant-general of the District of the Upper Arkansas, having expired, he is hereby relieved from duty, to enable him to be mustered out of the service. In relieving Captain Loring the general commanding takes pleasure in bearing testimony to the ability and faithfulness with which he has discharged his duties during his official connection with him.

II. Lieutenant J. E. Tappan, aide-de-camp, Second Colorado Cavalry, is hereby announced as acting assistant adjutant-general, District of the Upper Arkansas. All communication will be addressed to him accordingly.

By command of Major-General Blunt:

J. E. TAPPAN,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF THE UPPER ARKANSAS, Numbers 9.

Fort Riley, Kans., August 19, 1864.

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II. Captain Henry Booth, Company L, Eleventh Kansas Volunteers, is assigned to the command of the post of Fort Riley, Kans., and will relieve Captain D. S. Malven, Seventh Iowa Cavalry, who is dismissed the service by order of the President, by virtue of Special Orders, Numbers 232, Adjutant-General's Office, Washington, D. C., July 9, 1864.

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By command of Major General James G. Blunt:

J. E. TAPPAN,

Aide-de-Camp.

OMAHA, August 19, 1864.

Brigadier General ROBERT B. MITCHELL,

Fort Kearny:

General Curtis left Fort Kearny this morning. One company militia left Nebraska City yesterday for the west-Junction Ranch, I think.

JNO. PRATT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, August 19, 1864.

Governor EVANS,

Denver City:

Orders have been sent General Rosecrans to send the Colorado regiment of cavalry to your Territory if he can possibly spare it.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.