War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 1028 Chapter LX. LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

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appointed as provost-marshals and superintendents of freedmen for all important places in the southwestern portion of the department.

By command of Major-General Reynolds:

JOHN LEVERING,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 174. Saint Louis, Mo., June 29, 1865.

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7. The services of the Lafayette and Johnson County companies of Missouri militia being no longer required they are hereby relieved from duty, and will turn over all Government property in their possession to the officers of the proper staff departments. No more issues will be made to these companies. The commanding officer of the District of Central Missouri is charged with the execution of this order.

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12. The commanding officer of the Eighth Regiment Illinois Cavalry Volunteers on arrival at Saint Louis will fully equip his regiment for the field and proceed with it to Warrensburg, Mo., by railroad. Transportation will be furnished the regiment sufficient to transport thirty days' rations and 150 rounds of ammunition to the man. From Warrensburg the regiment will march to Fort Riley, Kans., and report to the commanding officer, District of the Upper Arkansas. The staff departments will furnish the necessary supplies and transportation.

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By command of Major-General Dodge:

J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SAINT LOUIS DISTRICT,

Numbers 21. Saint Louis, Mo., June 29, 1865.

The District of North Missouri having been merged into the Saint Louis District (Special Orders, Numbers 169, paragraph 4, current series, Department of the Missouri), I hereby assume command of that portion of the State of Missouri formerly included in the District of North Missouri. The former District of North Missouri will hereafter be known as the Third Sub-District, with headquarters at Macon. Captain William H. Tilson is hereby assigned to the command of the Third Sub-District.

J. A. WILLIAMSON,

Brigadier-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SAINT LOUIS DISTRICT Numbers 145. Saint Louis, Mo., June 29, 1865.

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II. Companies B and F, Fifty-first Missouri Volunteers, are relieved from duty in Saint Louis, and will proceed at 6 a. m. on the 30th instant by North Missouri Railroad to Macon, Mo. On arrival at Macon, Captain Tilson, the senior officer in command, will station a sufficient number of troops at Bevier, not exceeding one company, to guard the