War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 0807 Chapter LX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF TE MISSOURI,

June 7, 1865- 1 p. m.

Major- General DODGE,

Fort Leavenworth:

Be sure to attend to the Cheyennes in the Black Hills. I shall rely upon your for this. Sully telegraphs that it is the Cheyennes who are assembled in the Black Hills to fight. What do you wish done with the Second Ohio and Eight Illinois Cavalry Regiments! They will both arrive here to- day. Answer immediately.

JOHN POPE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSOURI,

June 7, 1865. - 4. 40 p. m.

Major General G. M. DODGE,

Fort Leavenworth, Kans:

The following is indorsement on paper referred to you relative to protection of Delaware reservation:

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, Mo., March 22, 1865.

Respectfully referred to Major G en. G. M. Dodge, commanding Department of the Missouri, who will take measures to enforce this order.

By command of Major-General Pope:

JOS. McC. BELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

JOS. McC. BELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT Leavenworth, June 7, 1865.

Major- General POPE,

Saint Louis:

I have ordered Connor to make an immediate movement against the Cheyennes without waiting for other troops. Send the two regiments of cavalry you spoke of up here if they are mounted. As soon as I get the troops off, and if you think I can leave Missouri, I shall go west to see that your orders are complied with. I will have to return to Saint Louis first.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

June 7, 1865- 3 p. m.

Major-General DODGE,

Fort Leavenworth:

Colonel Cole's regiment will be ready for orders to-morrow fully equipped. If ordered to the plains Colonel Cole desires to accompany his regiment. He can leave an assistant to keep up his returns as chief of artillery.

J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.