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munication, but at the same time deeming it of reciprocal importance that we should thoroughly understand one another on questions of such vital importance, I have the honor to remain, your obedient servant,

B. M. PRENTISS,

Major-General, Commanding.

SAINT LOUIS, MO., June 30, 1863.

Brigadier-General DAVIDSON, Arcadia:

Have you any further news from Price or Marmaduke? They may attempt a raid into Southwest Missouri, via Salem, Arkansas, and Lebanon. Keep a lookout in that direction. I have report this morning that Price is between Arkansas and White Rivers, below Little Rock, but doubt its truth.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

Abstract from return of the Department of the Missouri, Major General John M. Schofield commanding, for June 30, 1863.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

Department staff (Saint 14

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14

Louis, Mo.).

District of Saint Louis,

Brigadier General

William K. Strong:

Staff (Saint Louis, Mo.). 10

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10

Post of Saint Louis, 54 1,751 2,764

Colonel Henry Almstedt.

Benton Barracks, Colonel 73 1,909 3,159

B. L. E. Bonneville.

Franklin, Mo., Colonel 26 535 625

George W. Kincaid.

Victoria, Mo., Colonel 23 601 670

John F. Tyler.

Total District of Saint 186 4,796 7,228

Louis.

District of Southeastern

Missouri,* Brigadier

General John W. Davidson:

First Cavalry Division+. 176 3,685 5,300

Pilot Knob, Mo., Major 32 465 670

James T. Howland.

Cape Girardeau, Mo., Major 60 1,598 1,823

Gustavus A. Eberhart.

New Madrid, Mo., Colonel 17 284 380

James K. Mills.

Patterson, Mo., Colonel 23 373 464

Richard G. Woodson.

Total District of 308 6,405 8,637

Southeastern Missouri.

District of Rolla,

Brigadier General Thomas

A. Davies:

Staff (Rolla, Mo.). 8

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8

Troops at Rolla. 64 1,617 2,018

Troops at other points. 13 263 535

Total District of Rolla. 85 1,880 2,561

District of Southwestern

Missouri, Colonel William

F. Cloud:

Staff (Springfield, Mo.). 10

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10

Springfield, Mo., Colonel 64 1,329 1,914

John Edwards.

Newtonia, Mo., Lieutenant 21 377 469

Colonel Thomas T.

Crittenden.

Cavalry at other points. 62 1,148 1,446

Enrolled Missouri Militia,

Brigadier General Colly 68 1,279 1,377

B. Holland (Springfield,

Mo.)

Total District of 225 4,133 5,216

Southwestern Missouri.

CONTINUATION:

Pieces of artillery.

Aggregate Aggregate

Command. present last Heavy Field

and return.

absent.

Department staff (Saint 14 14

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Louis, Mo.).

District of Saint

Louis, Brigadier

General William K.

Strong:

Staff (Saint Louis, 10 9

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Mo.).

Post of Saint Louis, 3,182 3,037

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Colonel Henry

Almstedt.

Benton Barracks, 3,674 3,363

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Colonel B. L. E.

Bonneville.

Franklin, Mo., Colonel 661 660

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George W. Kincaid.

Victoria, Mo., Colonel 727 726

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John F. Tyler.

Total District of Saint 8,254 7,795

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Louis.

District of

Southeastern Missouri,*

Brigadier General

John W. Davidson:

First Cavalry 6,334 6,334

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Division+.

Pilot Knob, Mo., Major 799 799

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James T. Howland.

Cape Girardeau, Mo.,

Major Gustavus A. 2,315 2,315

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Eberhart.

New Madrid, Mo., 424 424

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Colonel James K.

Mills.

Patterson, Mo., Colonel 813 813

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Richard G. Woodson.

Total District of 10,685 10,685

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Southeastern Missouri.

District of Rolla,

Brigadier General

Thomas A. Davies:

Staff (Rolla, Mo.). 8 8

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Troops at Rolla. 2,321 2,539 13 12

Troops at other points. 717 715

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Total District of 3,046 3,262 13 12

Rolla.

District of

Southwestern Missouri,

Colonel William F.

Cloud:

Staff (Springfield, 10

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Mo.).

Springfield, Mo., 2,917

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Colonel John Edwards.

Newtonia, Mo.,

Lieutenant Colonel 611

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Thomas T. Crittenden.

Cavalry at other 1,775

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points.

Enrolled Missouri

Militia, Brigadier 1,550

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General Colly B.

Holland (Springfield,

Mo.)

Total District of 6,863

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Southwestern Missouri.

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*No station given.

+Copied from last return.

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