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[First indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS CENTRAL DISTRICT OF MISSOURI,

Warrensburg, February 19, 1864.

Respectfully referred to Major-General Rosecrans, commanding Department of Missouri.

E. B. BROWN,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

[Second indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, February 23, 1864.

Respectfully returned, through headquarters Central District of Missouri, with the request that Colonel Ford, Second Colorado Cavalry, will send in the necessary and usual requisitions, and they will be considered.

By order of Major-General Rosecrans:

FRANK ENO,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Third indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF CENTRAL MISSOURI,

Warrensburg, February 26, 1864.

Respectfully returned to Colonel Ford, and attention directed to indorsement at headquarteres Department of the Missouri.

By order of Brigadier-General Brown:

JAMES H. STEGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPRINGFIELD, February 15, 1864.

Major O. D. GREENE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Lieutenant McCarty is at Marshfield, about 16 miles from here. No mail has been captured in my district since I have had command here. The Gasconade is the northeastern limit. I have sent troops east of there, now into the Rolla District, to catch the mail robbers. I hope this action will be approved.

JOHN B. SANBORN,

Brigadier-General.

CAMP JOHNSON, February 15, 1864.

[General SANBORN:]

GENERAL: I have the honor of dropping you a few lines this morning n order to let you know what is, or rather what has been, going on and is till progressing to some extent. The guerrillas have killed 1 of my boys and wounded 3, 1 of them pretty seriously, the other 2 slightly. The guerrillas attacked the stage escort, some 35 or 40 of them, and overpowering the escort they were compelled to save themselves as best they could, and that they did to a good advantage to themselves, as the rebels were on the best horses and escape by flight was out of the question, so they concluded to draw their first and

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