h-eastern Missouri; another by West Plains and Rolla or vicinity, north, toward Jefferson City: a tction of the fortifications of Springfield and Rolla, to put their forts in the best possible stateorders to move, with all his mounted force, to Rolla, it having become evident that the enemy would could strike — St. Louis, Jefferson City, and Rolla.
General Smith's four thousand five hundred i able to join to Smith's our mounted forces at Rolla.
Every hour's delay of the enemy in the MeramUnion, on the road either to Jefferson City or Rolla, and General Smith was ordered to Franklin.
B forced march, with all the mounted force from Rolla, and uniting with Fisk and Brown, gave us a ga the enemy, and then return to Springfield and Rolla.
On the receipt of the news of the enemy's the manner in which he withdrew his troops to Rolla.
Gen-McNeill, for promptitude and energy in putting Rolla in a state of defence, and for moving with all force to Jefferson City in time to succ