War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 0292 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS- MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LX.

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will terminate to- morrow, 3rd instant, at 9 a. m., and hat if Colonel Jackson is ready to move with his forces he may be sent out to- morrow morning at daylight.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. WARREN MILLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint louis, Mo., May 2, 1865. (Received 5 p. m.)

Lieutenant General U. S. GRANT:

I respectfully request that War Department Order Numbers 188, assigning Lieutenant-Colonel Sitgreaves as chief engineer of this division, be revoked. Captain Wheeler, Engineer Corps, already occupies that position, and having served a long time in Department of Arkansas, is perfectly familiar with the whole country to be covered with military operations. I greatly prefer to retain him. Please answer by telegraph.

JOHN POPE,

Major-General, Commanding.

WASHINGTON, D. C., May 2, 1865- 11. 50. a. m.

Major-General POPE:

Please inform this office by telegraph if Brigadier General A. N. Duffie, U. S . Volunteers, has yet been assigned by you to a command.

R. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSOURI,

May 2, 1865- 3. 40 p. m.

Lieutenant Colonel R. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Washington:

General Duffe has been ordered to report to General Reynolds at Little Rock, He has not yet been assigned a command.

JOHN POPE,

Major-General.

GUN- BOAT LEXINGTON,

Mouth of Res River, May 2, 1865- 10 a. m.

(Via Cairo, 8th)

Major General JOHN POPE:

General Smith has sent a steamer which is to take me to Alexandria, where I am to meet him on te 6th I leave to- morrow.

JOHN T. SPRAGUE,

Colonel, U. S . Army.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS,

Little Rock, Ark., May 2, 1865.

Major G en. JOHN POPE,

Commanding Military Division of the Missouri:

GENERAL: Your several communications per General Duffie received. You may rely upon the hearty co- operation of this entire department.