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HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE SOUTHWEST, Numbers 25. New Orleans, La., July 3, 1865.

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2. Colonel J. F. Dwight, Eleventh Missouri Cavalry, will proceed with his regiment without delay to Greenville, La., and encamp at that place. The quartermaster will furnish the necessary transportation.

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6. The commanding officer Twenty-eighth Illinois Volunteers at Mobile, Ala., will hold his command in readiness to embark with thirty days' supplies for Sabine City, Tex., and upon transportation being provided by the quartermaster's department will proceed to and occupy that place, taking possession of all Government cotton and turning it over to the U. S. Treasury agent, reporting by letter to Major-General Granger at Galveston, upon his arrival at the point of destination.

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By command of Major-General Sheridan:


Assistant Adjutant-General.


HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF, Numbers 177. New Orleans, La., July 3, 1865.

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4. Brigadier General James Totten, Missouri State Militia, having turned over his records, &c., in compliance with General Orders, Numbers 87, Department of the Gulf, current series, and his services being no longer required, is hereby relieved from duty in this department, and will proceed to Washington, D. C., and report in person to the Adjutant-General of the Army.

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By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:


Bvt. Lieutenant Colonel, Aide-de-Camp, and Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

SAINT LOUIS, MO., July 3, 1865 - 1 p. m.

(Received 4. 10 p. m.)

Lieutenant General U. S. GRANT,


To mount dismounted cavalry necessary for service on the plains 1,500 horses will be needed. There are no horses being purchased by branch of Cavalry Bureau here, and there seems no prospect of mounting the required number of cavalry unless horses be sent from the East. Cannot the requisite number be ordered sent here for immediate use?



(In absence of General Pope.)

WASHINGTON, July 3, 1865 - 1. 15 p. m.

Major-General PLEASONTON:

As soon as the Eighth Illinois Cavalry reaches Saint Louis have the regiment mustered out and the horses and equipments turned over to