War of the Rebellion: Serial 084 Page 0215 Chapter LIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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SAINT LOUIS, MO., July 16, 1864.

General GUITAR,

Rolla, Mo.:

The general commanding desires you to report in person without unnecessary delay. Direct Colonel Sigel to assume command of your district during your absence.

O. D. GREENE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WARRENSBURG, July 16, 1864.

Brigadier General E. B. BROWN,

Jefferson City, Mo.:

Colonel Du Bois, chief of cavalry, is here on special service and desires to see you. Will you be up to-night?

J. H. STEGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

JEFFERSON CITY, July 16, 1864.

Colonel DU BOIS:

The general will be up this evening.

T. T. CRITTENDEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Judge-Advocate.

LEXINGTON, July 16, 1864.

Captain J. H. STEGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have established my headquarters at this place for the present.

JAS. McFERRAN,

Colonel First Cavalry Missouri State Militia.

LEXINGTON, July 16, 1864.

Captain JAMES H. STEGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Owing to the fact that a force of 1,200 guerrillas are reported on the north side of the river, I deem a section of artillery necessary in this country. Can I get it?

JAMES McFERRAN,

Colonel First Cavalry Missouri State Militia.

GLASGOW, MO., July 16, 1864.

Brigadier General E. B. BROWN,

Warrensburg:

Arrived at this place at 3.30 p.m. Heard of no guerrillas on the river. Find this place held by a sergeant and twenty men Ninth Missouri State Militia. No guerrillas in the vicinity of Arrow Rock since 14th instant. I believe twelve went northwest from there that day.

D. DALE,

Major Fourth Cavalry Missouri State Militia.