War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 0585 Chapter LX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -UNION.

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FORT LEAVENWORTH, May 24, 1865.

Major J. W. BARNES,

Saint Louis:

Assign General Spalding to North Missouri District and have him go there immediately. Let ranking officer take charge of this brigade.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 138. Saint Louis, Mo., May 24, 1865.

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4. Bvt. Brigadier General George Spalding, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby assigned to the command of the District of North Missouri, headquarters at Macon, Mo. General Spalding will at once assume command of the district, relieving Brigadier General C. S. Fisk, U. S. Volunteers, that he may comply with Special Orders, Numbers 238, Adjutant-General's Office, May 18, 1865. The senior officer will assume command of the cavalry brigade now commanded by General Spalding. The quartermaster's department will furnish General Spalding transportation for the authorized number of horses and servants.

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By command of Major-General Dodge:

J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEW MADRID, May 24, 1865-10. 10 a. m.

Colonel J. H. BAKER,

Provost-Marshal-General:

Upon what terms can rebel Congressmen surrender? There is one lurking somewhere in this county who wants to come in. Application has been [made] to know upon what terms he can come in and surrender.

L. BULKLEY,

Captain and Assistant Provost-Marshal.

MAY 24, 1865-3. 35 p. m.

Captain L. BULKLEY,

New Madrid:

There are no terms for rebel Congressmen now but unconditional surrender. They are excluded from the amnesty. The forthcoming proclamation may designate terms for such men. Arrest him if you can.

J. H. BAKER,

Provost-Marshal-General.

FORT LEAVENWORTH, May 24, 1865.

Brigadier-General SANBORN:

Is not that force concentrating to surrender on same terms Jeff. Thompson did? Are they not in his command? and if not, you had better send them word and demand they surrender on the Lee and Grant terms. Jeff. Thompson surrendered troops north of Arkansas River. Ascertain about this

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.