War of the Rebellion: Serial 084 Page 0822 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 233.

Saint Louis, Mo., August 23, 1864.

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12. Brigadier General John McNeil, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty as a member of the general court-martial and of the military commission in session in this city, convened by Special Orders, Numbers 223, current series, from these headquarters, and will proceed at once to Rolla, Mo., and relieve Brigadier General O. Guitar, Missouri State Militia, in command of the District of Rolla, Mo.

13. Brigadier General O. Guitar, Missouri State Militia, is hereby assigned to duty as a member of the general court-martial and of the military commission in session in this city, convened by Special Orders, Numbers 223, current series, from these headquarters.

14. Colonel G. W. Lackey, One hundred and forty-fifth Illinois Volunteers, with the four companies of his regiment now under orders to report for duty at Alton, Ill., will, upon his arrival there, relieve colonel Beveridge with the detachment of the Seventeenth Illinois Cavalry, who, upon being relieved, will proceed with his detachment to Benton Barracks, Mo., and report at these headquarters for orders and the mounting of his men.

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By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

J. F. BENNETT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, August 23, 1864-4.30 p. m.

Colonel WILLIAM MYERS,

Chief Quartermaster, Saint Louis, Mo.:

A wagon-master has just come in; reports a train of six wagons loaded with hay burnt by bushwhackers within three miles of this post.

SAMUEL HIPPLE,

Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DISTRICT OF CENTRAL MISSOURI, Numbers 180.

Warrensburg, Mo., August 23, 1864.

1. Major General W. Kelly, commanding Fourth Cavalry Missouri State Militia, will station two companies of his command at Chapel Hill, and will move with three companies of his command, with camp and garrison equipage, to Tabo, La Fayette County, and establish headquarters of the regiment at that place.

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By order of Major-General Pleasonton:

J. H. STEGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. SECOND SUB-DIST., DIST. OF CENTRAL MISSOURI,

In the Field, August 23, 1864.

Captain JAMES H. STEGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Warrensburg, Mo.:

CAPTAIN: Since my report of the 21st I have the honor to report that there were no guerrillas found in the vicinity of Dover the 21st. Yes-