Post Cottonwood, Nebr. Ter., June 10, 1865.
Captain GEORGE F. PRICE,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Julesburg, Colo. Ter.:
CAPTAIN: I have the honor to inclose a table of stage stations and distances between them from Fort Kearny, Nebr. Ter., to Julesburg, Colo. Ter. The stations designated by red ink [asterisk (*)] are garrisoned by troops from this post.
I am, captain, most respectfully, Your obedient servant,
GEO. M. O'BRIEN,
Major, Seventh Iowa Cavalry, commanding Post.
List of stage stations between Fort Kearny, Nebr. Ter., and Julesburg, Colo. Ter., with distances between each station.
Port Kearny Station to Crig's Station, 10 miles; Crig's Station to Platte Station, to Plum Creek Station, 15 miles; Plumb Creek Station to Midway Station,* 10 miles; Midway Station to Dan. Smith's Station, * 10 miles; Dan. Smith's Station to Gillman's Station,* 10 miles; Gillman's Station to Dan. Trout's Station,* 12 miles; Dan. rout's Station to Post Cottonwood,* 4 miles; Post Cottonwood to Box Elder Station,* 3 miles; Box Elder Station to Jack Moorow's Station,* 10 miles; Jack Morrow's Station to Bishop's Station,*, 10 miles; Bishop's Station to Fremont's Springs Station,* 2 miles; O'Fallon's Bluffs Station to Elkhorn Station, 8 10 miles; Elkhorn Station to Alkali Station,* 15 miles; Alkali Station to Sand Hill Station, 10 miles; Sand Hill Station to Diamond Springs Station, 10 miles; Diamond Springs Station to Elbow Station, 10 miles; Elbow Station to Butte Station, 10 miles; Butte Station to Julesburg Station, 10 miles.
GEO. M. O'BRIEN,
Major, Seventh Iowa Cavalry, Commanding post Cottonwood.
HDQRS. SOUTH SUB- DIST. OF THE PLAINS, Numbers 6.
Denver, June 10, 1865.
The undersigned, having been relieved by Special Orders, Numbers 25, dated headquarters District of the Plains, Julesburg, Colo. Ter., June 7, 1865, hereby relinquishes command of this sub- district.
GUY V. HENRY,
Brevet Brigadier- General, Commanding.
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE NORTHWEST,
Milwaukee, Wis., June 10, 1865.
Major General JOHN POPE,
Saint louis, Mo.:
A report from Fort Rice brings news of several thousand hostile lodges congregating on Heart River to clean out settlements. Another attack on Fort Rice was repulsed. Have sent my chief of staff, Colonel Weed, to General Sully, at Sioux City, with orders to hurry forward