War of the Rebellion: Serial 086 Page 0018 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

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SPECIAL

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, FIELD ORDERS,

ARMY OF THE BORDER, Numbers 3.

In the Field, Hickman Mills, October 16, 1864.

I. Brigadier General W. H. M. Fishback, Kansas State Militia, will report under arrest to Captain A. J. Shannon, provost-marshal.

II. Brigadier General W. H. M. Fishback will confine himself to the limits of his quarters and hold no intercourse with any one except by permission from these headquarters.

III. Colonel G. A. Colton, Fifth Regiment Kansas State Militia, Colonel William Pennock, Tenth Kansas State Militia, and Captain Charles Barnes, Company A, Sixth Regiment Kansas State Militia, will report with their respective commands immediately to Colonel C. W. Blair, commanding Third Brigade, for duty.

By command of Major-General Blunt:

GEO. S. HAMPTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 1ST DIV. ARMY OF THE BORDER, PROVOST-MARSHAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 1.

Hickman Mills, October 16, 1864.

You will receive and keep in close confinement to their quarters at the post of Paola the following-named officers, viz: First, Brigadier General W. H. M. Fishback, Kansas State Militia; second, Colonel J. D. Snoddy, Sixth Regiment Kansas State Militia.

By order of Major-General Blunt:

A. J. SHANNON,

Captain and Provost-Marshal, First Division.

(To Colonel S. A. Drake, Seventeenth Kansas Infantry, commanding Paola, Kans.)

GENERAL

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, FIELD ORDERS,

ARMY OF THE BORDER, Numbers 5.

In the Field, Hickman Mills, October 16, 1864.

The following-named persons, having tendered their services in the present campaign against the rebel army commanded by General Sterling Price, are hereby announced as volunteer aides on the staff of the commanding general; Lieutenant Colonel J. T. Burris, late of the Tenth Kansas Volunteers; Major R. G. Ward, First Kansas Colored Volunteers; Major Thomas H. Penney, late of Thirty-fifth Missouri Volunteers; Captain A. J. Shannon, assistant provost-marshal, District of South Kansas; Captain T. E. Milhoan, late of Tenth Kansas Volunteers.

By command of Major-General Blunt:

GEO. S. HAMPTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WYANDOTTE, October 16, 1864.

General CRAIG,

Saint Joseph:

Major Curtis just arrived with steamer Benton from Glasgow, where Colonel Harding holds command. He passed Lexington last night.