War of the Rebellion: Serial 062 Page 0183 Chapter XLVI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, Mo., January 29, 1864.

Brigadier-General SANBORN,

Springfield, Mo.:

When will the squadrons of the Eleventh Missouri Cavalry be back at Springfield?

O. D. GREENE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPRINGFIELD, MO., January 29, 1864.

Major O. D. GREENE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

The squadrons of the Eleventh Missouri Cavalry may not be back for ten or twelve days. They will be ordered back as soon as we compel the enemy to retire from Northern Arkansas, which I think cannot required more than two weeks more.

JOHN B. SANBORN,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI,

Springfield, Mo., January 29, 1864.

Brigadier-General HOLLAND,

Commanding in the Field:

The object of Colonel Hughes in falling back might have been to intercept Company H of the Eighth Missouri State Militia, moving across Rolling Prairie to join Captain Human's battalion. This company should have crossed Rolling Prairie as early as last Tuesday. I think it important that the forces from Berryville should make a demonstration on the enemy as speedily as possible. You will, however, act from your better knowledge of the condition of things.

JOHN B. SANBORN,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

Captain Cameron, commanding at Cassville, Mo., will forward this dispatch to General Holland at Berryville.

JOHN B. SANBORN,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI,

Springfield, Mo., January 29, 1864.

Major O. D. GREENE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I sent Geneal Holland and one of my staff officers to Berryville instead of going myself, as he knew all the roads and people. He informs me this morning in his dispatches that the enemy under Colonel Hughes has fallen back to Rolling Prairie, in Searcy County. He will move on them as soon as he can procure rations, which will