War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 0874 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LX.

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the Thirteenth Missouri Cavalry to proceed via Saline to Cow Creek is hereby revoked. The battalion will proceed via Lyon Creek and Lost Springs to station.

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By order of Brevet Brigadier-General Ford:

J. E. TAPPAN,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Fort Leavenworth, June 13, 1865.

Brigadier General P. STAGG,

Commanding Michigan Brigade:

GENERAL: As soon as the 900 horses now on their way from Saint Louis arrive You will move with Your brigade to Julesburg, reporting there to Brigadier General P. E. Connor, commanding District of the Plains. If Your have any dismounted men (after arrival of the horses mentioned) leave them here under a competent officer to attend to their being mounted; also to attach and bring forward the men said to be on their way to join You from City Point. Push forward as rapidly as You can, as it is important You should be there at the earliest possible moment. Telegraph Your arrival at Fort Kearny to myself and General Connor.

I am, general, very respectfully, Your obedient servant,

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Fort Leavenworth, June 13, 1865.

Brigadier General P. E. CONNOR,

Commanding District of the Plains:

GENERAL: The reports made to me by my staff officer show that the following estimates for commissary stores have been made by Your officers, viz: Fort Laramie, rations for 2,000 men for one year; Fort Kearny, rations for 2,500 men for one year; Cottonwood, rations for 1,200 men for one year; Denver City, rations for 2,000 men for one year; Julesburg, rations for 1,500 men for one year; Fort Halleck, rations for 250 men for one year; Collins, rations for 500 men for one year; Junction, rations for 500 men for one year; Fort Lyon, rations for 1,500 men for one year; Utah, rations for 3,500 men for one year; Fort Bridger, rations for 500 men for one year; Powder River, rations for 900 men for one year; Fort Garland, rations for 230 men for one year. And the following is the estimate for quartermaster's stores and camp and garrison equipage, &c., viz: Cottonwood, one year, 1,175 cavalry and 800 infantry; Fort Garland, one year, 100 cavalry; Salt Lake, one year, 300 cavalry and 2,000 infantry; Fort Laramie, one year, 1,000 cavalry and 1,000 infantry; Fort Kearny, one year, 1,250 cavalry and 500 infantry; Denver City, one year, 1,500 cavalry and 1,000 infantry; Fort Columbus, one year, 100 cavalry; Third U. S. Volunteers, six months' supply, 900 infantry; Sixteenth Kansas Volunteers, one year, 1,000 cavalry. These are made not only to supply the depots, but the posts dependent on them. Should You deem an increase necessary telegraph me the amount. Quartermaster's stores have been forwarded to Powder River, to what extent I am unable to say. Nearly all the stores are on