War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 0071 Chapter LX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SAINT LOUIS DISTRICT, Numbers 82. Saint Louis, Mo., April 11, 1865.

1. The Third Sub-District is consolidated with the Second Sub-District. Bvt. Brigadier General J. L. Beveridge, U. S. volunteers, is assigned to the Second Sub-District.

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By order of Brigadier General George D. Wagner:

H. HANNAHS,

Major Fiftieth Missouri Volunteers and Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

HEADQUARTERS,

Bloomfield, Mo., April 11, 1865.

Lieutenant J. C. THOMPSON,

Actg. Asst. Adjt. General, Cape Girardeau, Mo.:

I have just received information worth looking into, that Jeff. Thompson is at Jonesborough, Ark., with 1,500 men, and intends to make an attack upon this post and destroy the works.

ED. COLBERT,

Captain, Commanding Post.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF ROLLA,

Rolla, Mo., April 11, 1865 - 2 p. m.

Major-General DODGE,

Commanding Department of the Missouri, Saint Lois, Mo.:

Do you intend sending the Thirteenth Missouri Cavalry Volunteers out of this district? If not, I desire to send a scout to Oregon County, and it may be necessary to go into Arkansas, which may take two or three weeks.

JOHN MORRILL,

Colonel Sixty-fourth Illinois Volunteers, Commanding District.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Lois, April 11, 1865 - 5. 45 p. m.

Colonel MORRILL,

Rolla:

Don't send the scout for a few days. I may need the Regiment.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, April 11, 1865 - 8. 05 p. m.

Brigadier General J. McNEIL,

Warrensburg:

I have ordered the organized recruits of the Third Missouri State Militia now at Weston to report to Colonel Harding immediately, 150 strong, well armed and equipped.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.