22.-the Trans-Mississippi District.
Major-General Van Dorn's order.
General orders — no 1. Trans-Mississippi District Department, headquarters, little rock, Ark., Jan. 29, 1862.
1. The undersigned, by order of the President, assumes command of the Trans-Mississippi District, which comprises the States of Missouri and Arkansas, except that portion of them lying between the St. Francis and Mississippi rivers, as far north as Scott County, Missouri; the State of Louisiana as far south as Red River, and the Indian Territory west of Arkansas.
Headquarters, until otherwise directed, at Pocahontas, Arkansas.
Commanders of troops in the service of the Confederate States, within this district, will at once make a report of the strength and condition of their commands, accompanied with a written report in full of everything relating to the supplying of the troops — their wants, their arms and equipments; their clothing, ammunition, and, in a word, of everything that migh