War of the Rebellion: Serial 086 Page 0456 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

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8. The Twenty-fourth Missouri Volunteers will proceed by boat to Paducah, and on arrival at that post will report to the commanding officer thereof. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

9. Battery I, Second Missouri Artillery, Captain Julian commanding, will proceed by boat to Paducah, and arrival at that post will report to the commanding officer thereof. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

10. The Tenth Kansas Veteran Volunteers will proceed by boat to Paducah, and on arrival at that post will report to the commanding officer thereof. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

By order of Brigadier-General Ewing:

H. HANNAHS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General

HEADQUARTERS SAINT LOUIS DISTRICT,

Saint Louis, Mo., November 6, 1864.

Colonel BONNEVILLE,

Benton Barracks:

Send the Eighteenth Colored to Saint Louis with camp and garrison equipage with all the dispatch possible. The commanding officer will come to these headquarters in advance.

By order of Brigadier-General Ewing:

H. HANNAHS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

FRANKLIN, No., November 6, 1864.

Brigadier-General EWING:

I can send the Twenty-fourth Missouri now, but the Eighteenth Infantry U. S. Colored are ten miles from here. It will be 6 a.m. before they come. Shall I send the Twenty-fourth tonight?

Answer.

D. Q. GALE,

Colonel, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SAINT LOUIS DISTRICT,

Saint Louis, Mo., November 6, 1864.

Colonel GALE,

Franklin, Mo.:

Get the colored troops into Franklin as soon as possible. Answer at what time they will be there.

By order of Brigadier-General Ewing:

H. HANNAHS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.