War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 0202 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LX.

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CALIFORNIA, April 25, 1865.

Colonel CHESTER HARDING:

SIR: Scouts have returned. No bushwhackers in this vicinity. Forty men, supposed to be rebels, passed north on Sunday. Can I follow up? I respectfully request to be allowed to work my way slowly northward. Please answer.

J. M. BERNARD,

Captain.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

April 25, 1865 - 10. 55 a. m.

Lieutenant W. T. CLARKE,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Macon:

At what point is the Fifty-first Missouri? Let it come forward to Saint Louis.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

MACON, April 25, 1865 - 11. 15 a. m.

Major-General DODGE:

The Fifty-first is here at Macon. Will send it to Saint Louis.

By order of Brigadier-General Fisk:

W. T. CLARKE,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, April 25, 1865.

Brigadier-General FISK:

Send the Fifty-first to Saint Joseph to take steamer for destination. Have them move at once, and as expeditiously as possible.

J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DISTRICT OF NORTH MISSOURI, Numbers 85.

Macon, Mo., April 25, 1865.

1. Commanding officer of Company H, Third Cavalry Missouri State Militia, having reported at this post with his command for muster out of service, will at once turn over all Government property in his possession to the proper staff officers; quartermaster's property to Captain A. G. Burr, district quartermaster, and ordnance and ordnance stores to Lieutenant C. G. Holme, acting district ordnance officer.

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By order of Brigadier General C. B. Fisk:

W. T. CLARKE,

First Lieutenant, Aide-de-Camp, and Actg. Asst. Adjt. General