War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 0588 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LX.

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HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF NORTH MISSOURI,

Macon, May 24, 1865.

Colonel A. F. DENNY,

Huntsville:

Do not move troops away from their positions in your sub-district until further orders from these headquarters. They are more needed for home defense than to go to Clay County.

By order of Brigadier-General Fisk:

W. T. CLARKE,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

MACON, May 24, 1865.

Colonel A. F. DENNY,

Huntsville:

General Dodge commands that Harry Truman report to Colonel J. H. Baker, provost-marshal-general, at Saint Lois, forthwith. Send a messenger to his party at once with this dispatch and have Captain Meredith march his command to this station without delay. Let this be done promptly and without fail. Come to Macon to-morrow.

By order of General Fisk:

W. T. CLARKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MACON, MO., May 24, 1865.

Colonel DENNY,

Glasgow, Mo.:

My dispatch to Captain Younger should go to Richmond, Ray County, and not to Liberty. Send it by messenger at once. Send what men you have armed and mounted to Platte, unless you hear of bushwhackers in another direction.

By order of General Fisk:

A. J. HARDING,

Lieutenant and Aide-de-Camp.

CHILLIOCOTHE, May 24, 1865.

Brigadier-General FISK:

GENERAL: Your dispatch requesting me to move my company to Clay County just received. I will be able to start by 3 p. m. this day.

A. J. BOUCHER,

Lieutenant, Commanding Company.

FORT LEAVENWORTH, May 24, 1865.

Colonel COLE:

In accordance with the instructions of lieutenant-general commanding, organize your artillery that is mounted into cavalry. Organize them where they now are when possible. Let their guns, &c., be sent to Saint Louis, except at places where they are needed to man forts. Take only companies enough at first to use what stock you have in your batteries.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.