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started them out with an escort; got to the top of the hill, found the Indians thick, and returned. The stage driver and train master think best to stay till morning; therefore, in the morning I will send a good escort and put them through.

Very respectfully, Your obedient servant,

H. CNFIELD,

Lieutenant, Seventh Michigan Cavalry.

GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS, Numbers 21.

New Orleans, La., August 3, 1865.

General Orders Numbers 4, current series, from these headquarters, is hereby amended to read as follows:

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3. Eastern District of Texas, comprising that part of the State of Texas east of the Colorado River, and the meridian of Columbus, on that river; headquarters at Galveston.

4. Central District of Texas, comprising that part of the State of Texas between the Nueces River and the Eastern District of Texas, as above defined; headquarters at Victoria.

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

WICKHAM HOFFMAN,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 16.

Vicksburg, Miss., August 3, 1865.

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VI. The Seventy-third U. S. Colored Infantry is hereby relieved from duty in this department, and will be sent via Mobile to New Orleans, La., there to report to the commanding general Department of Louisiana. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

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By order of Major-General Slocum:

J. WARREN MILLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 7.

Saint Louis, Mo., August 3, 1865.

In accordance with recent orders from the War Department the Department of the Missouri will hereafter embrace the following States and Territories, viz: The States of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri, and the Territories of Dakota, Montana, Nebraska, Utah, and Colorado; headquarters and Saint Louis, Mo.

By command of Major-General Pope:

JOS. MCC. BELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.