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es into Missouri Federal troops in pursuit the guerillas break up into small detachments Kansas needs a State Militia looking around for some one to blame General Ewing and Schofield Denounced some favor the wild notion of a Grand army of invasion, to destroy everything in Missouri for a distance of forty miles from Kansas f be stained by the blood of our citizens, and the torch they may also apply almost indiscriminately. But they are closely looked after by the troops under General Thomas Ewing, commanding District of the Border. Nothing further has been heard of the gathering of the guerrilla bands under Quantrell north of us, and everything s of ladies, as Quantrell's men did. But there is a phase of the discussion of this great crime that I regret to hear. Some are loud in their denunciation of Generals Ewing and Schofield, and there are others who not only denounce these officers for permitting the enemy to invade the State, but insist that it is the duty of the c
many valuable trophies and guerrilla chieftains bound in golden chains. The cream has been taken from the milk repeatedly, and those who took it have consumed it or left the country. The fine milch cow that once furnished the rich milk has been terribly beaten, and turned out to graze on thorns and thistles. It is now known to the people of this State that General Schofield has issued an order forbidding General Lane's Grand Army of citizens invading Missouri without authority from General Ewing, the District Commander. This order, unless revoked, will probably put a quietus on General Lane's contemplated invasion. Had he crossed the line and commenced to carry out his generally understood programme, it is now thought that he would have soon come in contact with the Missouri State troops. It is reported that they say with a good deal of emphasis, that they would shoot a Kansas invader, caught in the act of applying the torch to a Union man's property, just as quick as they wo
ture his artillery and disperse his force General Ewing's force joins in the pursuit of the enemy southwest Missouri have joined the chase. General Ewing, commanding District of the Border, includavalry, and Judge Advocate on the Staff of General Ewing, arrived here the night of the 16th, direcd direction, and soon came in contact with General Ewing's forces. The State troops under General ght at Marshall, but are co-operating with General Ewing with hope of capturing Shelby's entire fore sent against the enemy in the field than General Ewing. Some stragglers are also being daily picment with his adversary, In his dispatches General Ewing states that he will continue the pursuit oss use his influence in his behalf. General Thomas Ewing has been assigned to the command of theion and other supplies for the troops with General Ewing. He reports our men short of almost everyfoe under extraordinary disadvantages. General Ewing--and Staff and Escort arrived here October[2 more...]
al Marmaduke, with two thousand men, near the Southern line of Missouri perhaps the last supply train to Fort Smith General Ewing orders the seizure of the cotton from Fort Smith snow storm removal of General Schofield probable Quantrell's forcof sufficient importance to keep a force here adequate to its protection. A dispatch from Kansas City states that General Ewing recently ordered the seizure of the cotton which passed through this place on the 2d instant for Leavenworth. It is also reported that agents of the Government are on the lookout for more contraband cotton. This action of General Ewing is highly commendable, and may have a wholesome effect on the army vultures who are always on hand to gorge themselves on the h likely, however, that they will find that section very congenial during a severe winter; besides the headquarters of General Ewing, the commanding officer.of the District of the Border, is at Kansas City, adjacent to the region in which Quantrell h