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WARRENSBURG, April 24, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER, Tipton:

Be on the lookout for strong parties of guerrillas crossing near you. Send the following to La Mine bridge:

COMMANDING OFFICER COMPANY H, FORTY-FIFTH MISSOURI VOLUNTEERS,

La Mine Bridge:

Do not move until further orders. Keep sharp lookout for an attack.

CHESTER HARDING, Jr.,

Colonel, Commanding District.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, April 24, 1865.

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

Direct the Fifty-first Missouri Infantry to move immediately. The commanding officer of the regiment will divide it into three detachments, to proceed as follows: One to Miami, one to Waverly, and one to Lexington. Upon arriving at his station he will report by letter to Colonel Chester Harding, at Warrensburg, Mo.

By order of Major-General Dodge:

J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MACON, April 24, 1865.

Major J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

The Fifty-first Regiment were en route for Saint Louis before your order reached them. Shall I send them via Saint Louis to destination, or back to Sant Joseph, or by steamer?

W. T. CLARKE,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, April 24, 1865-2. 10 p. m.

Colonel BLAIR:

The following dispatch is forwarded for your information. Be on the lookout for them. *

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

(Same to Colonel J. H. Ford, Fort Riley.)

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF THE UPPER ARKANSAS, Numbers 85.

Fort Riley, Kans., April 24, 1865.

1. The Second Regiment Colorado Cavalry is hereby relieved from duty at Fort Riley, Kans. The regimental headquarters will be stationed at Fort Zarah, Kans. The regimental band will remain at these headquarters until further orders.

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By order of Brevet Brigadier-General Ford:

J. E. TAPPAN,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

* See Bussey to Pope, April 23, p. 163.