War of the Rebellion: Serial 086 Page 0212 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

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FORT LEAVENWORTH, October 23, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Olathe, Kans.:

Do you hear of any rebels having passed west of your place, or of any north between you and the Kansas River?

THOS. A. DAVIES,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

OLATHE, October 23, 1864.

General DAVIES:

A scout from the southeast reports the rebels in full retreat at 5 p. m. Crossed line east of Aubrey, in Missouri, about five miles east of line, making toward Harrisonville.

J. A. KEELER,

Colonel.

OLATHE, October 23, 1864.

General DAVIES:

Do not hear any firing. My scouts report that about 5 p. m. they saw on a ridge in the forks of Indian Creek troops pass south in Missouri, but could not state who they were.

J. A. KEELER,

Colonel, &c.

KANSAS CITY, October 23, 1864.

General DAVIES:

Just arrived in Kansas City. Price in full retreat, followed by General Curtis and Pleasonton, going south. I shall follow on to-night to have a certainty on the fords business. Shall await for an answer.

D. CAUSORT,

Charge of Scouts.

FORT LEAVENWORTH, October 23, 1864.

Scout CAUSORT,

Kansas City:

Remain at the fords and attend to that alone.

THOS. A. DAVIES,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

[OCTOBER 23, 1864.-For General Field Orders, Army of the Border, repealing portion of General Orders, Numbers 54, see Part I, p. 492.]

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA, Numbers 29.

Omaha City, Nebr. Terr., October 23, 1864.

I. The general commanding the district desires to express his appreciation and commendation of the gallantry and other soldierly qualities displayed by First Sergt. James H. Bangs, Corpl. Samuel H. Lutes,