War of the Rebellion: Serial 033 Page 0571 Chapter XXXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

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headquarters at Jefferson City. As soon as practicable, the Fourth Missouri State Militia Cavalry will all be transferred to General Brown's district, and the Eleventh Missouri Volunteer Cavalry to that of General Ewing.

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By command of Major-General Schofield:

[C. W. MARSH,]

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington, September 24, 1863.

Major-General POPE,

Milwaukee, Wis.:

Battery B, First Wisconsin Heavy Artillery, will report for temporary duty at Louisville, Ky. It will be ordered here as soon as circumstances will permit. The infantry regiments from your department ordered to Saint Louis should be sent forward as rapidly as possible.

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

WASHINGTON, D. C., September 24, 1863.

Major-General SCHOFIELD,

Saint Louis, Mo.:

GENERAL: Your communication in regard to the declaration of martial law in Missouri has been received and submitted to the President for his action.

Your obedient servant,

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE ARKANSAS, No. 35.

Little Rock, Ark., September 24, 1863.

I. The Union men of Perry County, Arkansas, are hereby authorized to form themselves into a company or companies, for the purposes of home defense and the protection of their families and property from the depredations of guerrillas, rebels, and all unauthorized persons whatsoever.

II. The Union men of Conway County, Arkansas, are hereby authorized to form themselves into a company or companies, for the purpose of home protection and the defense of their families and property from the depredations of guerrillas, rebels, and all unauthorized persons.

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By order of Major General F. Steele:

[GEORGE O. SOKALSKI,]

First Lieutenant Second Cavalry, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

Fort Lyon, Colo., September 24, 1863.

SIR: I have the honor to report to headquarters of the district my return from a trip down the Arkansas River. Have been as far as Fort Larned. Visited the Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, Caddo, and Arapaho Indians. The head chiefs of all these tribes requested, as soon as they