War of the Rebellion: Serial 062 Page 0780 Chapter XLVI. LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

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PAOLA, March 29, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel HOYT, Kans.:

Order Company M, Fifth Kansas, to move from Aubrey to Trading Post, in Linn Country, Kans., without delay, to report to Major Laing.

by order of Brigadier-General McKean:

GEO. S. HAMPTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

PAOLA, March 29, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel HOYT, Olathe, Kans.:

Ordered Company G. Eleventh Kansas, to start from Olathe to-morrow for this place. detachments Companies B and K, at Coldwater Grove, will be ordered back to olathe probably next week.

GEO. S. HAMPTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF,

Alexandria, March 30, 1864.

Read-Admiral DAVID D. PORTER,

Commanding Mississippi Squadron:

ADMIRAL: I have the honor to inform you that I have been in formed that the enemy are trying to obstruct the river at Loggy Bayou..

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

CHAS. P. STONE,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

MISSISSIPPI SQUADRON, FLAG-SHIP BLACK HAWK,

Off Alexandria, La., March 30, 1864.

Brigadier General CHARLES P. STONE, Chief of Staff, &c., Alexandria:

GENERAL: I have received your communication about the rebels blockading Loggy Bayou. I think the object is to keep the gunboats from getting up Lake Bistineau it Minden, where they have a large supply of stores and cotton. if there is a rise the gun-boats will pass the obstructions; if not, there will be lost of trouble. I don's seem to be able to start the Ozark off the rocks. if I could have the use of the Alice Vernon for a short time,s he is a powerful boat, and would likely move her.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

DAVID D. PORTER,

Rear-Admiral.

MISSISSIPPI SQUADRON, FLAG-SHIP BLACK HAWK,

Off Alexandria, La., March 30, 1864.

Brigadier General CHARLES P. STONE, Chief of Staff:

GENERAL: I send to your headquarters 3 persons taken inside of our pickets, with, passes given by Colonel Dudley, to be of value