War of the Rebellion: Serial 086 Page 0115 Chapter LIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE BORDER,

Independence, October 19, 1864.

Lieutenant A. J. HARDING,

Aide-de-Camp, Saint Joseph:

All my news goes to show that Price is calling in bushwhackers and everything for a fight near Waverly.

S. R. CURTIS,

Major-General.

SAINT JOSEPH, October 19, 1864.

Major C. S. CHARLOT,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

All quiet throughout the district to-day. Can hear of no rebels or bushwhackers except in Carroll County, and nothing definite from there.

AA. J. HARDING,

Lieutenant and Aide-de-Camp.

KANSAS CITY, MO., October 19, 1864-10.30 a. m.

Major-General HALLECK,

Chief of Staff:

General Blunt, commanding cavalry, occupies Lexington. Price was at Keiser's farm, ten miles east of Waverly, on the 16th, calling in his forces to fight. Militia refuse to advance from their own border, but have collected in this, Jackson County, Mo., several thousand strong. Am making the best out of them I can.

S. R. CURTIS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE BORDER,

Camp Charlot, October 19, 1864-10 a. m.

General ROSECRANS,

Jefferson City:

General Blunt occupies my advance at Lexington. Price was at Keiser's farm, ten miles eat of Waverly, on the 16th.

S. R. CURTIS,

Major-General.

JEFFERSON CITY, October 19, 1864.

Major-General CURTIS:

No news from our front, at Cook's Store, since 7 a. m. Then enemy was moving toward Lexington. Have you any news?

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.