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should have the road running to supply our troops in Southeast Missouri. I respectfully request that orders be immediately sent to Captain Fox to rebuild the bridges. Claflin & Co. have their bridge men all here, just finishing trestle-work, and could put them on this. Please answer. Railroad company will repair road bed. Estimated cost of bridges not to exceed &100,000.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, No. 89.

Saint Louis, Mo., April 3, 1865.

Upon the receipt of this order a national salute will be fired at each post and arsenal within this department in honor of the victories achieved by our armies under Lieutenant-General Grant, and the capture of Petersburg and Richmond.

By command of Major-General Dodge:

J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAINT LOUIS, MO., April 3, 1865.

Colonel BEVERIDGE,

Cape Girardeau:

Keep communication open, via Anna, Ill., by telegraph until the line between here and Pilot Knob is opened, and keep open the line from Cape Girardeau to Pilot Knob and as far down toward Saint Louis on the Iron Mountain Railroad as possible.

By order of Brigadier-General Ewing:

H. HANNAHS,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI, Springfield, Mo., April 3, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Neosho, Mo.:

SIR: Upon the arrival of Company F, Fifteenth Missouri Cavalry, at your post, you will direct Captain Ruark, Company L, Eighth Missouri State Militia, to proceed with his command to this post and report to the commanding officer of his Regiment. You will follow with Company M, Eight Missouri State Militia, as soon as Company L, Fifteenth Missouri Cavalry, arrives at your post, turning over the command to the senior officer.

By order of Brigadier-General Sanborn:

WM. T. KITTREDGE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI, Springfield, Mo., April 3, 1865.

Captain ROBERTS,

Company B, Fifteenth Cavalry Missouri Volunteers:

You will take command of the detachment of 100 men who are detailed to operate in the field on the western border. I desire all the cattle,