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the stage stations, and committed outrages of every sort. Unless proper precautions are taken your own citizens may be treated in the same manner.

WM. T. KITTREDGE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WARRENSBURG, November 7, 1864-10.30 a. m.

Major General W. S. ROSECRANS:

I have just received the following dispatch* from General Curtis. What shall be done in the premises? Brigade is now scattered over the district. Would require nine days to reassemble and reach Cassville.

JOHN F. PHILIPS,

Colonel, Commanding District of Central Missouri.

SAINT LOUIS, November 7, 1864.

Colonel JOHN F. PHILIPS,

Commanding:

Stay where you are, and obey the orders you received from General Pleasonton.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.

WARRENSBURG, Mo., November 7, 1864.

Major General W. KELLY,

Sedalia:

You will hold your entire command in readiness to move at a moment's notice.

By order:

J. H. STEGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Sedalia, November 7, 1864.

Colonel J. F. PHILIPS:

I have been relieved of the command of the post of Sedalia and been ordered with my regiment to Saint Louis. Will you send some one to take command at this place?

L. BLANDEN,

Colonel Ninety-fifth Illinois Volunteers.

WARRENSBURG, November 7, 1864.

Colonel L. BLANDEN,

Sedalia:

Major G. W. Kelly, Fourth Cavalry Missouri State Militia, is ordered to relieve you.

By order, &c.:

J. H. STEGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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*See Curtis to Philips, October 30, p. 333

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