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HARRISONVILLE, MO., October 8, 1863-6 p.m.

Major General JOHN M. SCHOFIELD,

Saint Louis, Mo.:

Nothing yet from Colonel Weer, but expect advices at Austin by morning from him and General Brown direct. Telegrams from General Brown, received to-day, that he would be strong enough to check enemy at Clinton by to-night, induced me to turn southwest toward Austin, instead of going through Rose Hill.

THOMAS EWING, JR.,

Brigadier-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 275.

Saint Louis, October 8, 1863

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VII. Paragraph I, General Orders, Numbers 110, current series, from these headquarters is hereby declared inoperative and of no effect in the city of Saint Louis.

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IX. Brigadier General James Totten will proceed at once to Jefferson City, Mo., and assume command of all troops in that vicinity. * * * Major Lucien J. Barnes, assistant adjutant-general, will report to Brigadier General James Totten for duty.

X. The Seventh Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia are hereby called

into active service. Colonel George E. Leighton, commanding, will report for orders to Colonel Livingston, First Nebraska Infantry, commanding post of Saint Louis.

XI. Colonel Livingston will send all his available infantry and one section of artillery, without delay, to Jefferson City. Upon their arrival at Jefferson City the commanding officer will report to the commanding officer of that post.

By command of Major-General Schofield:

OLIVER D. GREENE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF ARKANSAS, Numbers 30.

Little Rock, October 8, 1863

I. Brigadier General S. A. Rice is hereby relieved from the command, of the Third Division, and will assume command of the Second Brigade, Third Division of the Army of Arkansas.

II. Brigadier General Frederick Salomon is hereby assigned to the command of the Third Division of the Army of Arkansas.

By order of Major-General Steele:

[GEORGE O. SOKALSKI,]

First Lieutenant Second Cavalry, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAINT LOUIS, MO., October 9, 1863

Major-General HALLECK,

General-in-Chief:

The Third Colorado Infantry has only six companies. In my opinion, it ought not to be mustered by itself. The Second and Third Colorado