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SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS, Numbers 110.

Little Rock, Ark., May 8, 1865.

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3. The Provost-Marshal-General of the United States having issued orders dated April 29 ultimo, prohibiting further enlistments of troops, paragraph 11, Special Orders, Numbers 103, dated April 29 ultimo, from these headquarters, is hereby revoked. The First, Second, and Third Regiments of Indian Home Guards will be mustered out of military service on the 31st day of May instant, pursuant to authority granted by the War Department dated February 13, 1865.

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By command of Major General J. J. Reynolds:

JOHN LEVERING,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, Mo., May 8, 1865.

(Received 9. 20 a. m.)

Major-General POPE:

Colonel Blair and General Sanborn report body of bushwhackers, 300 strong, working north; crossed Arkansas River west of Fort Gibson; came through Indian Nation. Colonel Harding reports two bands on line of Union Pacific Railroad about 100 strong. They killed four teamsters on railroad; says our troops are on them. The ground on Osage River has been overflowed, so it is impossible to cross troops. Major Cooper's battalion surrendered to General Sanborn and took the oath.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

JEFFERSON CITY, May 8, 1865-8. 25 p. m.

Major-General DODGE:

Twelve bushwhackers crossed from the south to the north side of the Missouri River near this place night before last. Twenty-two crossed below here last night and to-day stole horses in Callaway County.

THOS. C. FLETCHER.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

May 8, 1865-9. 50 p. m.

Governor T. C. FLETCHER,

Jefferson City:

At what ferries did those parties cross? There are troops enough up there to eat them up. I send two more regiments into Central Missouri to-morrow morning.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

JEFFERSON CITY, May 8, 1865-10. 30 p. m.

Major-General DODGE:

The rebels crossed on rafts and in skiffs. They did not cross at a ferry. The Callaway company are after them.

THOS C. FLETCHER.