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Abstract from return of the Department of the Missouri, &c.-Continued.

RECAPITULATION.

Present for duty.

Command. Office Men Aggrega Aggreg

rs te ate

present presen

t and

absent

Department staff 17 --- 17 17

District of Saint Louis 528 10,062 14,054 18,023

District of Rolla 52 888 1,354 1,719

District of Southwestern 137 2,378 3,520 4,431

Missouri

Army of the Frontier 372 7,385 9,737 12,398

Central District of 75 1,374 1,737 2,159

Missouri

District of Northeaster 34 653 872 978

Missouri

District of Kansas 102 1,563 2,180 2,702

Northwestern District of 8 95 133 703

Missouri

Alton, Ill. 32 368 536 564

District of Colorado 53 1,061 1,537 1,778

District of Nebraska 51 1,244 1,561 1,793

Western Arkansas and Indian 113 2,634 3,269 4,973

Territory

Grand total 1,574 29,705 40,507 52,238

Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggregat Heavy Field

e last

return

Department staff 17 --- ---

District of Saint Louis 13,732 6 14

District of Rolla 2,246 --- 4

District of Southwestern Missouri --- --- 14

Army of the Frontier 12,744 2 38

Central District of Missouri --- --- ---

District of Northeaster Missouri 980 --- 2

District of Kansas 2,130 7 3

Northwestern District of Missouri 693 --- ---

Alton, Ill. 561 --- ---

District of Colorado 1,778 --- 10

District of Nebraska 1,615 --- ---

Western Arkansas and Indian --- --- 6

Territory

Grand total 36,496 15 96

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE FRONTIER,

No. 1.

Rolla, Mo., April 1, 1863.

In accordance with Paragraph II, General Orders, No. 24, Headquarters Department of the Missouri, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the Army of the Frontier.

F. J. HERRON,

Major-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF EASTERN ARKANSAS,

No. 22.

Helena, Ark., April 2, 1863.

Major General C. C. Washburn, U. S. Volunteers, having reported at these headquarters, is hereby assigned to the command of the United States forces in the vicinity of Helena.

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By order of Major-General Prentiss:

JAMES O. PIERCE,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, ARMY OF THE FRONTIER,

Carrollton, April 2, 1863.

Major General JOHN M. SCHOFIELD:

I am enveloped in a cloud of guerrillas. They are firing into my forage trains. One of the drivers will, I presume, die of his wounds. A small reconnoitering party I sent to Huntsville could not reach there; was driven back. Marmaduke was at the rebel camp on Crooked Creek a few days ago. I have a lot of prisoners; some just from the Arkansas River. From them and from Colonel Kent, who has spies out, and from the whole country, I believe that some movement on the part of the rebels is imminent. Price and Kirby Smith are at Little Rock, making