War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 0982 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LX.

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Saint Louis, Mo., and report to the commanding officer of the Saint Louis District for duty. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.

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By command of Major-General Dodge:

J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SAINT LOUIS DISTRICT, Numbers 140.

Saint Louis, Mo., June 23, 1865.

Company K, Fiftieth Missouri Volunteers, is detached from the regiment and ordered to report for duty to Colonel B. L. E. Bonneville, U. S. Army, commanding Benton Barracks, for permanent guard.

By order of Brigadier-General Williamson:

H. HANNAHS,

Major Fiftieth Missouri Volunteers and Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI, Numbers 42.

Springfield, Mo., June 23, 1865.

In compliance with Special Orders, Numbers 164, current series, from headquarters Department of the Missouri, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the District of Southwest Missouri. The district staff will remain as at present constituted, with the addition of First Lieutenant G. G. Bennett, Nineteenth Iowa Volunteers, aide-de-camp and acting assistant adjutant-general.

THOMAS J. McKean,

Brigadier-General, U. S. Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

June 23, 1865-12 m.

Brigadier General P. E. CONNOR,

Julesburg:

Send a competent commissioned officer with about thirty men to Loup Fork to retain and take charge of the pontoon bridge now on the way there from here. It is in charge of Lieutenant-Colonel Thielemann, assistant engineer, who will give the full instructions. They will remain at that point to guard and preserve the bridge. One hundred of Twelfth Missouri Cavalry, well equipped, came here with bridge. On their arrival at Loup Fork, where the bridge is placed, they will be subject to Your orders; the balance of the battalion will follow them from here as soon as mounted.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

June 23, 1865-12 m.

Brigadier General P. E. CONNOR,

Julesburg:

There has been shipped to Powder River a portable steam-engine saw-mill and a saw-mill for water power. If You do not want both at