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Coryell will issue them 1,600 horses to-day. Detachments will be left behind to get these horses, which will be shipped this afternoon or to-morrow.

JOHN POPE,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 147.

Saint Louis, Mo., June 2, 1865.

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3. Major J. W. Bice, Third Regiment Illinois Cavalry Volunteers, is hereby appointed and assigned to duty as acting assistant inspector-general at these headquarters. He will forthwith enter upon the duties of his office.

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By command of Major-General Dodge:

J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. FIRST BRIGADE, FIRST CAVALRY DIVISION,

MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION,

Saint Louis, Mo., June 2, 1865.

Captain J. McC. BELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

SIR: I have the honor to report myself and command agreeable to the following order. *

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

P. STAGG,

Brevet Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 65.

Saint Louis, MO., June 2, 1865.

The following regiments of cavalry, under the command of Bvt. Brigadier en. P. Stagg, having reported at these headquarters, will proceed without delay to Fort Leavenworth, Kans., and report to Major General G. M. Dodge, U. S. Volunteers, commanding Department of the Missouri: First Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, Fifth Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, Sixth Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, Seventh Michigan Volunteer Cavalry. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation for the mounted equipments, &c., of the command, and authorized horses of commissioned officers.

By command of Major-General Pope:

JOS. McC. BELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, Mo., June 2, 1865.

Bvt. Brigadier General P. STAGG, U. S. Army,

Saint Louis, Mo.:

GENERAL: You will please detail a sufficient number of officers and men from your command to remain here and receive 1,600 horses which

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*See Bowers to Crook, May 21, p. 526.

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