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was at Price's headquarters last night left him at Tetesaw Plains, about twenty miles north of west from Marshall. The whole army was moving in a compact body, the trains in the center, wagons moving two abreast, about 250 in number; had a drove of about 1,000 cattle. He also reports that Clark's division crossed the Missouri, moving south, at Glasgow day before yesterday; that the enemy were censuring an officer for not capturing a steam-boat, as he stopped for dinner and did not get a battery in position in time and the boat passed. did not learn that any boat had been captured. All Price's command was armed. Learned that they have now more arms than ever.

I am, very truly, your obedient servant,

E. B. BROWN,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DISTRICT OF CENTRAL MISSOURI, Numbers 219.

Jefferson City, October 19, 1864.

1. Lieutenant Colonel Joel B. Halbert, commanding Sixtieth Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia, will immediately proceed with his entire command and camp and garrison equipage to La Mine bridge, on the Pacific Railroad, and report to the commanding officer at that station for duty.

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By order of Brigadier-General Brown:

A. R. CONKLIN,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAINT JOSEPH, MO., October 19, 1864.

Major FRANK BOND,

Aide-de-Camp, Jefferson City, Mo.:

Rebels evacuated Carrollton yesterday. Colonel Shanklin reports the rebel force at 800, and says they divided, 400 going toward Richmond, Ray County, and balance toward the river.

A. J. HARDING,

First Lieutenant, Sixth Mo. Cav., and Aide-de-Camp to Brigadier-General Fisk, Provost-Marshal, District of North Missouri.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI,

Springfield, Mo., October 19, 1864.

Colonel J. DARR, Jr.,

Acting Provost-Marshal-General, Saint Louis:

Have just received the following:

Lieutenant-Colonel BRUTSCHE:

Major Hunt's messenger from Fayetteville, left at midnight, has arrived. Says he expected an attack this morning. Rebels concentrating.

M. LA RUE HARRISON,

First Arkansas Cavalry.

J. D. BRUTSCHE,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.