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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, May 22, 1865. (Received 8 p. m.)

Colonel T. M. VINCENT:

The Second Missouri Artillery has 1,400 men, 750 horses; has two years to serve; six batteries in this department, two in Arkansas, three at Johnsonville, Tenn., one at Memphis, Tenn. I would like to use it as cavalry. I am in great need of cavalry and have no use for artillery. Please give me authority to use so much as I desire for cavalry, and order the balance of regiment to report here. If this is done it will relieve me.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

[Indorsement.]

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

May 22, 1865.

Respectfully submitted to Lieutenant General U. S. Grant, commanding Armies of the United States. This regiment entered the service in 1861. It has maintained its organization by additions of recruits since that time.

THOMAS M. VINCENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF ROLLA, Numbers 95.

Rolla, Mo., May 22, 1865.

1. The commanding officer Forty-ninth Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers will detail one company of his command to move without unnecessary delay, with camp and garrison equipage, to Saint James, Mo., and relieve the company now stationed at that point. On being relieved the commanding officer of Company B, Forty-ninth Infantry Wisconsin Volunteers, will move with his command, camp and garrison equipage, to Rolla and report for orders to his regimental commander.

By order of Colonel John Morrill, commanding:

J. H. STEGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LEXINGTON, May 22, 1865.

(Received 2 p. m.)

Major-General DODGE:

Rider with forty men will be at the Fair Grounds at 1 o'clock to surrender. Clement has ordered Jim Anderson to recross the river and surrender; but is supposed he will leave the country, being afraid to obey the order. Pool believes all the guerrillas will come in. Bushwhacking is stopped.

CHESTER HARDING, JR.,

Colonel, &c.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, Mo., May 22, 1865.

Colonel HARDING,

Lexington:

General Sanborn reports a band of guerrillas under Lyon and Krekel as moving toward Duroc. He has some 300 troops after them, with

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