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drilling and at work on fortifications. Thus far no interruption on the Hannibal and Saint Joseph Railroad. North Missouri Railroad all right.

FRANK ENO,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., October 16, 1864-7 p.m.

Colonel WILLIAM MYERS,

Chief Quartermaster, Saint Louis:

Can't send stores to Springfield. Make them strip the country and support themselves. Push the railroad. No news.

JOHN V. DU BOIS,

Colonel and Chief of Staff.

ROLLA, October 16, 1864-12 p.m.

Captain FRANK ENO,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Returns of troops in District of Rolla: Infantry-Forty-fourth, Forty-seventh, and Forty-eighth Missouri Volunteers, First Missouri State Militia, effective officers 70, effective enlisted men, 1,620, ineffective officers 14, ineffective enlisted men 319. Cavalry-First, Third, and Ninth Missouri State Militia and Second Volunteers, effective officers 10, effective enlisted men 276, ineffective officers 4, ineffective enlisted men 40, horses serviceable 37, horses unserviceable 59. Artillery-Second Missouri Light Artillery,* effective officers 2, effective enlisted men 104, ineffective enlisted men 29, horses serviceable 75, horses unserviceable 35, guns effective 4, guns ineffective 2. Enrolled Missouri Militia-Thirty-fourth and Sixty-third, effective officers 26, effective enlisted men 472, ineffective enlisted men 35, serviceable horses 219. A more accurate return will be sent by mail to-morrow morning.

A. SIGEL,

Colonel Fifth Missouri State Militia.

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., October 16, 1864-8 p.m.

General THOMAS EWING, Jr.,

Saint Louis, Mo.:

Report condition of guns at Pilot Knob to Colonel Callender, and tell him the general wishes them placed in a serviceable condition and mounted, ammunition supplied, and everything done to make the fort defensible. What is the condition of North Missouri?

JOHN V. DU BOIS,

Colonel and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS SAINT LOUIS DISTRICT,

Saint Louis, Mo., October 16, 1864.

Colonel J. V. DU BOIS,

Chief of Staff, Jefferson City:

I have sent 800 men under Lieutenant-Colonel Hequembourg to patrol North Missouri Railroad and repair it and the telegraph line at

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*Battery B.

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