War of the Rebellion: Serial 086 Page 0758 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS- MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 218.

Saint Louis, Mo., December 3, 1864.

The resignation of Major Frank S. Bond, aide- de- camp, having been accepted by the President, he is relieved from duty as senior aide- de- camp to the major- general commanding. Major Bond entered the service as first lieutenant, Tenth Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry,a nd served as aide- de- camp to Brigadier General Daniel Tyler in the battles at and in front of Farmington during our advance on Corinth; as captain and volunteer aide- de- camp to Major-General Rosecrans at Stone's River, where he behaved with distinguished gallantry, and as major and senior aide- de- camp during all the subsequent operation so the Army of the Cumberland, closing with the bloody field of Chickamauga and the possession of Chattanooga, and in the late campaign against Price. The general commanding preforms a grateful duty in bearing testimony to the high patriotism, intelligence, zeal, and distinguished gallantry of Major Bond. By his return to private life the service loses a valued officer and the general an esteemed member of his military family.

By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

FRANK ENO.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 335.

Saint Louis, Mo., December 3, 1864.

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5. Colonel Lewis Merrill, Second Missouri Cavalry, with the detachment of his regiment now in this department, will report without delay to Major General A. Pleasonton, U. S. Volunteers,commanding Saint Louis District, for temporary duty, until such time as the assignment of that regiment contemplated in Special Orders, Numbers 340, paragraph 37, current series, from the War Department, shall be made by Major-General Canby, commanding Military Division of West Mississippi.

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By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

FRANK ENO,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT. ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 429.

Washington, December 3, 1864.

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8. Lieutenant Colonel E. D. Kittoe, medical inspector, U. S. Army, will report in person without delay to the commanding general Department of the Northwest for assignment to duty.

9. Lieutenant Colonel George W. Stipp, medical inspector, U. S. Army, is hereby relieved from duty in the Department of the Northwest,and will report in person without delay to Asst. Surg. General Wood, U. S. Army, at Louisville, Ky., for assignment to duty.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.