War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 0552 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LX.

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HANNIBAL, May 22, 1865.

Major-General DODGE:

The company will be sent as ordered.

W. T. CLARKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GLASGOW, May 22, 1865.

Captain W. T. CLARKE:

I learn that twelve bushwhackers, with several led horses, passed near Beckelheimer's Mill, in Chariton County, late yesterday evening, going east. I have ordered men from Roanoke, Huntsville, and this place to go in pursuit. Show this to General Pratt.

A. F. DENNY,

Colonel.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

May 22, 1865-9. 27 a. m.

Colonel A. F. DENNY,

Glasgow, Mo.:

Dave Pool and his band surrendered lately at Lexington, and Pool went out with our troops to bring in all guerrillas in that district.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

ETCHISON, KAN., May 22, 1865.

(Received 8 p. m.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

Just starting. Indian outbreak alarms freighters and emigrants on plains. Cavalry re-enforcements seem much needed in this department, more than infantry. Will report further from Kearny. Telegraph me there of any apparent danger of extra session this summer.

SCHUYLER COLFAX.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, May 22, 1865-10 p. m.

Honorable SCHUYLER COLFAX,

Atchison, Kans.:

Your telegram just received. Cavalry re-enforcements have been sent and are on their way. Nothing new here, nor anything said of extra session. Pleasant journey to you.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, Mo., May 22, 1865-3 p. m.

Colonel POTTER,

Assistant Quartermaster, Fort Leavenworth:

If you have any of the Canadian ponies left please send 200 of them to General Sully at Sioux City. Please let me know.

JOHN POPE,

Major-General.