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to Omaha. I want them to get off immediately. Telegraphed Colonel Myers yesterday, but got no answer. See him and have it done right off. Colonel Cole better go in command.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

FORT LEAVENWORTH, June 10, 1865.

Colonel WILLIAM MYERS,

Saint Louis:

Ship all of Cole

s regiment to Omaha and furnish supplies and transportation for them from Saint Louis. We cannot do it here. If necessary take any transportation in Saint Louis or any other point, so that we are not delayed. They must strip themselves of everything except what is actually necessary for said service, and can carry their ammunition in their company wagons. They want to take sixty days' rations from the time they leave Omaha

G. M. DODGE,

Major- General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 144.

Fort Leavenworth, June 10, 1865.

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VII. The Fifteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry will move with their camp and garrison equipage and trasportation to council Grove. On their arrival at that post they will report to Bvt. Brigadier General James H. Ford for further orders.

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By command of Major- Genera Dodge:

JOHN WILLANS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

No 155.

Saint louis, Mo., June 10, 1865.

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10. The special order from these headquarters directing the Second Missouri Artillery to proceed to Fort Leavenworth is hereby revoked. Colonel N. Cole, Second Regiment Missouri Light Artillery, will assume command of his regiment and proceed with it without delay to Omaha, Nebr., reporting through the sub- district commander to Brigadier General P. E. Connor, commanding District of the Plains. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.

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By command of Major- General Dodge:

J. W. BARNS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI, Numbers 39.

Springfield, Mo., June 10, 1865.

I. In compliance with Special Orders, Numbers 140, current series, from these headquarters, I hereby assume command of the District of Southwest Missouri.