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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

May 8, 1865-1 p. m.

Colonel MORRILL,

Rolla:

Push five or six companies of cavalry out along the Osage and endeavor to strike some of the bands working north.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

May 8, 1865-10. 10 p. m.

Colonel MORRILL,

Rolla:

Move those companies of the Thirteenth Missouri Cavalry in the morning. They must work well west, and if they want any supplies let them send to the nearest depot. The guerrillas are raising the devil in Central Missouri.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF ROLLA, No. 86. Rolla, Mo., May 8, 1865.

1. Commanding officer of the Thirteenth Regiment Cavalry Missouri Volunteers will detail from his command one company to proceed to Salem, Mo., and relieve Company H, of same regiment, at that place. Upon being relieved the commanding officer of Company H, Thirteenth Regiment Cavalry Missouri Volunteers, will proceed with his company (H) to Rolla, Mo., and report for duty to the commanding officer of his regiment.

2. Commanding officer Thirteenth Regiment Cavalry Missouri Volunteers will detail from his command five companies, provided with eight days' rations, under the command of a field officer, to report at these headquarters for instructions without delay.

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By order of Colonel John Morrill, commanding:

H. W. WERTH,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

Rolla, May 8, 1865.

Major TURLEY,

Waynesville:

You will take forty men and proceed to Linn Creek and report to Lieutenant-Colonel King, who will be in that vicinity to-morrow night. You will take eight days' rations for men.

JOHN MORRILL,

Colonel.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

May 8, 1865-9. 05 a. m.

Colonel HARDING,

Warrensburg:

I will send you another regiment of infantry. Has the Fourteenth Missouri Cavalry arrived? Had you not better put them down on Osage?

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.