War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 0160 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LX.

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commence shipping at once. Shipment from Nashville will be slow, wagons requiring repairs. Five hundred wagons can be shipped rapidly from Cincinnati.

ROBT. ALLEN

Brigadier-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 106.

Saint Louis, Mo., April 22, 1865.

2. The resignation of Brigadier General John McNeil having been accepted, Colonel Chester Harding, Forty-third Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers, will assume command of the District of Central Missouri.

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6. The post of Fort Lyon is hereby transferred from the District of the Plains to the District of the Upper Arkansas.

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8. Company B, Fifty-second Regiment Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers, will forthwith proceed to Jefferson City, Mo. Upon arrival at that point the company commander will report for duty by letter to Colonel C. Harding, commanding District of Central Missouri at Warrensburg, Mo. The quartermaster's department furnish the necessary transportation.

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11. The Fifty-first Regiment Missouri Infantry Volunteers, and that portion of the Seventeenth Illinois Cavalry Volunteers now on duty in the District of North Missouri, will proceed, without delay to Warrensburg, Mo., and report to Colonel Chester Harding, commanding District of Central Missouri. The infantry will be distributed along the Missouri River at Lexington, Waverly, Miami, and such other points as the district commander may designate.

By command of Major-General Dodge:

J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SAINT LOUIS DISTRICT, Numbers 92.

Saint Louis, Mo., April 22, 1865.

1. Company M, Second Missouri Artillery, Captain N. Boadman commanding, having reported in compliance with Special Orders, Numbers 104, current series, headquarters Department of the Missouri, will proceed by boat to Cape Girardeau and report for duty to Brevet Brigadier-General Beveridge, commanding Second Sub-District. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

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By order of Brigadier General George D. Wagner:

H. HANNANS,

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

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, April 22, 1865-5 p. m.

Colonel CHESTER HARDING, Lexington:

I think headquarters better be retained at Warrensburg. You better, however, keep in the troublesome districts until matters are settled