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willing to certify that he had been out with them in the brush; although, on the other hand, the complaints certified to his good character and loyalty. The provost- marshal is a Wisconsin officer (Captain Rogers) who Captain Jonas says is endeavoring to do his duty. While he was at Lexington five bushwhackers surrendered at Independence. He reports all the troops active, scouting the country.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

G. M. DODGE,

Major- General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint louis, April 30, 1865- 7 p. m.

Brigadier- General CONNOR,

Denver:

Captain Murfey, commissary of subsistence at Fort Leavenworth, says he has forwarded all supplies asked for by staff officer on plains; that large amounts are now going forward on the estimates for one year's supplies from July next.

G. M. DODGE,

Major- General.

Abstract from return often Military Division of West Mississippi, Major General Edward R. S. Canby, U. S. Army, commanding, for the month of April, 1865.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

General headquarters 27 . . . 27

Department of the Gulf

(Banks):

Staff 35 2 38

Infantry 384 12,167 15,309

Cavalry 92 2,805 3,801

Artillery 101 3,865 4,672

Total 612 18,839 23,820

Department of

Mississippi (Dana):

Staff 22 . . . 22

Infantry 148 4,063 5,356

Cavalry 65 1,571 1,990

Artillery 77 3,174 3,695

Total 312 8,808 11,063

Sixteenth Army Corps

(A. J. Smith):

Staff 6 . . . 6

Infantry 723 13,582 16,637

Artillery 21 662 733

Total 750 14,244 17,376

Thirteenth Army Corps

(Granger)"

Staff 26 9 35

Infantry 703 15,593 18,786

Artillery 23 839 911

Total 752 16,441 19,732

Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggregate Heavy. Field. Headquart

present ers.

and

absent.

General headquarters 27 . . . . . . New

Orleans,

La., and

in the

field.

Department of the Gulf New

(Banks): Orleans,

La.

Staff 42 . . . . . .

Infantry 17,714 85 2

Cavalry 4,827 . . . 3

Artillery 5,012 208 87

Total 27,595 293 92

Department of Vicksburg

Mississippi (Dana):, Miss.

Staff 22 . . . . . .

Infantry 5,919 . . . . . .

Cavalry 2,964 . . . . . .

Artillery 3,953 62 97

Total 12,858 62 97

Sixteenth Army Corps Montgomer

(A. J. Smith): y, Ala.

Staff 6 . . . . . .

Infantry 26,496 . . . . . .

Artillery 888 . . . 24

Total 27,390 . . . 24

Thirteenth Army Corps Mobile,

(Granger)" Ala.

Staff 35 . . . . . .

Infantry 24,566 . . . . . .

Artillery 1,077 . . . 39

Total 25,678 . . . 39