War of the Rebellion: Serial 086 Page 0136 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

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October 20, 1864-4.15 p. m.

Major General A. PLEASONTON,

Cook's Store:

Dispatch received 20th instant 4.15 p. m. on the Georgetown road. Will go to Dunksburg and probably to Brownsville to see General Smith. Hope to receive a dispatch telling me if the enemy is at Dover, or have all moved to Lexington.



DUNKSBURG, October 20, 1864-11 p. m.

Major-General PLEASONTON,

Cook's Store:

Your dispatches, movements, and reconnaissance seem successful. We did not get our wagons until 3 p. m., and could not get beyond this place. Your plan of remaining until General Smith fully closes up is approved. We will try to get to Cook's Store by 3 p. m. to-morrow. Communicate with me on the road from here to Cook's Store by couriers. Hope to hear from you early in the morning.



ROLLA, October 20, 1864.

Captain FRANK ENO,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Saint Louis:

Infantry: Forty-fourth Missouri Volunteers, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, and K; Forty-seventh Missouri Volunteers, Companies A, E, F, G, H, and I; Forty-eighth Missouri Volunteers, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, and G; First Missouri State Militia, Companies C, F, G, H, and I.

Cavalry: Ninth Missouri State Militia, Companies F and G; Third Missouri State Militia, Companies A, H, and I; Second Missouri State Militia, Company H; Second Arkansas Volunteers, Company H.

Artillery: Batteries B and H, Second Missouri.

Enrolled Missouri Militia: Thirty-fourth, Companies, F, G, and I; Sixty-third, Companies A, D, F, H, and K.


Colonel Fifth Missouri State Militia Cavalry, Commanding District.

SAINT JOSEPH, MO., October 20, 1864.

Brigadier-General FISK,

Jefferson City, Mo.:

There is nothing of special interest transpiring just now. Everything quiet throughout district. Price has evidently concentrated everything, bushwhackers and all, at Waverly or near there. There is a small force of bushwhackers reported in Monroe County. General Craig has got everything into confusion, which your presence along can straighten out. I am overrun with business, and there is a large amount of mail here that I have not touched, as Captain Holloway took