War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 1000 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LX.

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commissioned officer and will proceed to Saint louis by rail. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.

By order of Colonel John Morrill, commanding:

J. H. STEGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF CENTRAL MISSOURI, Numbers 25.

Warrensburg, Mo., June 26, 1865.

I. In compliance with Special Orders, Numbers 165, paragraph (, current series, dated June 20, headquarters Department of the Missouri, the undersigned does hereby assume command of the Central District of Missouri.

II. Lieutenant G. Saltzman, Company A, Forty-third Missouri Volunteers, acting assistant adjutant-general, is hereby relieved from duty at these headquarters and will report to his company commander for muster out.

III. Lieutenant S. B. Hynes, Fifth U. S. Volunteers, acting judge-advocate of District of Central Missouri, is hereby detailed at these headquarters to act in the capacity of acting assistant adjutant-general. He will report to this office at once.

JOHN L. BEVERIDGE,

Brevet Brigadier-General, Commanding District.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

June 26, 1865-3 p. m.

Brigadier General P. E. CONNOR,

Julesburg or Fort Laramie:

(Care E. Creighton, Omaha.)

Your telegraph dispatches come in here some one date, some another. this is the fault of operators. Military dispatches must have precedence over all others.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

June 26, 1865-3 p. m.

Brigadier General P. E. CONNOR,

Pole Creek or Fort Laramie:

General Tibbitts' brigade has one and two years to serve. They are veterans. Will the two regiments of infantry replace the Second United States when it goes out, and supply the other points You want to? It seems to me that rations started for Laramie middle of May should be there. I would take the first rations that come along. Instruct Your adjutant when You leave to notify me on matters and keep me posted.

G. M. DODGE,

Major-General.