War of the Rebellion: Serial 086 Page 0824 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

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required for as herein suggested. I do not think it would be advisable to send the guns mentioned to Caruthersville as suggested, as that is but a temporary outpost.

J. B. ROGERS,

Colonel, Commanding.

SAINT LOUIS, December 10, 1864-1.50 p. m.

COMMANDING OFFICER, Rolla, Mo.:

Hold the Seventeenth Illinois Cavalry for the present.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

WARRENSBURG, December 10, 1864-6.35 p. m.

Major J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

The Forty-fifth Missouri Volunteer Infantry moved from Jefferson City at 5 this p. m. They will march to the Osage and there take the cars for Saint Louis.

JNO. F. PHILIPS,

Colonel Seventh Cavalry Missouri State Militia.

WARRENSBURG, December 10, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel D. W. WEAR, Jefferson City:

In case no boat can be had, Captain Green, assistant quartermaster, is directed to have a train in readiness at the Osage, to which place your command will march. Lieutenant Bassett is ordered to join the regiment to-morrow, 11th instant. Acknowledge receipt.

By order:

J. H. STEGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WARRENSBURG, December 10, 1864.

Captain J. A. GREEN,

Assistant Quartermaster, Jefferson City:

Colonel Wear informs me that his regiment will be ready to move to-morrow at 10 a. m., 11th instant, if he can get transportation. If no boat can be had in time to connect with the train at Saint Auberts you will have a train in readiness to take them up at the Osage, to which place you will furnish transportation for their camp and garrison equipage. Acknowledge receipt.

By order, &c.:

J. H. STEGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAINT LOUIS, December 10, 1864-11 a. m.

Brigadier General C. B. FISK, Macon, Mo.:

Have you any regiments concentrated that you could send in place of the Thirty-ninth [Missouri]?

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.