The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 41, In Four Parts. Part 2, Correspondence, etc. Page: 248
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LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF KANSAS,
Fort Leavenworth, July 18, 1864.
Arrived last night. Intelligent men from Ridgeley and Weston report
squads of rebels from twenty to fifty strong prowling about Weston
and Ridgeley swearing vengeance. They speak of Centreville, Clay
County, as a rendezvous. You should have your headquarters at
Weston, with, also, forces at Liberty and Parkville, and you need a
strorig moving force by land and water. You should have all your
regiments and more, and have command of the sub-district. I still
keep a picket in Weston, and will support you as far as possible.
S. RI. CURTIS,
JEFFERSON CITY, July 18, 1864.
Col. O. D. GREENE:
Battalion Third Cavalry Missouri State Militia, has just arrived at
SPRINGFIELD, MO., July 18, 1864.
Maj. O. D. GREENE,
Assistant Adjutant- General :
The listest information from Arkansas is that Shelby and McCray have
concentrated most of their force at a point on White River below Jack-
sonpor't, and are calling to that point all the rebel forces in Northern
Arkansas, with the view of cutting General Steele's communication, and
that Generals Shelby, McCray and company design making a raid into
this State in heavy force in September. Everything is quiet through-
out the district now. The farmers are securing a fair crop of grain and
JOHN B. SANBORN,
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI,
Springfield, Mo., July 18, 1864.
Maj, 0. D. GREENE,
Asst. Adjt. Gen., Dept. of the Missouri, Saint Louis, Mo.:
SIR: I have the honor to transmit herewith official copy of report of
Maj. Milton Burch, Eighth Missouri State Militia Cavalry, commanding
officer at Neosho, Mo., of date July 16, giving information of the con-
dition of the county in the vicinity of Neosho, Mo., and of rebel forces
south of that post.
I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
JOHN B. SANBORN,
Brigadier-. General, Commanding.
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United States. War Department. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 41, In Four Parts. Part 2, Correspondence, etc., book, 1893; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth145054/m1/248/?q=McCray: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.