War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 1128 Chapter LX. LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI

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SARATOGA, N. Y., July 28, 1865.

Major-General SHERMAN,

Saint Louis, Mo.:

The Quartermaster and Commissary Generals report requisition of such magnitude as coming from Leavenworth as to alarm them. Look into them and stop all unnecessary expedition and reduce all necessary ones to actual requirements. Returns show a cavalry force in the Department of the Missouri which it would seem might be materially reduced. Look into this matter also.



[JULY 28, 1865. -For General Orders, Numbers 130, War Department, Adjutant-General's Office, assigning general officers to command, see Vol. XLVII, Part III, p. 679.]


WAR DEPT, ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 131. Washington, July 28, 1865.

By direction of the President of the United States the following army corps are discontinued as organizations: Second, from June 28, 1865; Fourth, from August 1, 1865; Fifth, from June 28, 1865; Sixth, from June 28, 1865; Seventh, from August 1, 1865; Eighth, from August 1, 1865; Ninth, from July 27, 1865; Tenth, from August 1, 1865; Fourteenth, from August 1, 1865; Fifteenth, from August 1, 1865; Seventeenth, from August 1, 1865; Twentieth, from June 1, 1865; Twenty-third, from August 1, 1876 Twenty-fourth, from August 1, 1865.

By order of the Secretary of War:


Assistant Adjutant-General.


HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 11. Vicksburg, Miss., July 28, 1865.

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XII. The Tenth Indiana Cavalry is assigned to duty in the Northern District of Mississippi, and its commanding officer will at once report by letter to Major General P. J. Osterhaus for orders.

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By order of Major-General Slocum:


Assistant Adjutant-General.

[JULY 28, 1865. -For Pope to Dodge, relative to permanent settlement of Indian difficulties, see Part I. p. 360.]

FORT LEAVENWORTH, July 28, 1865.

Brigadier General P. E. CONNOR,

Fort Laramie:

Utah has against been ordered to my command. Go on with it as herefore. Have You made estimate for all the stores You will need