HEADQUARTERS, March 28, 1862.
SIR: I have the honor to request that the inclose copies of letter may be filed with my official report of the battle of the 14th.
Yours, very respectfully,
L. O'B. BRANCH,
General T. H. HOLMES, Commanding, &c.
[Inclosure Numbers 1.]
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF PAMLICO,
New Berne, N. C., March 12, 1862-8.30 p. m.
Colonel CHARLES C. LEE:
COLONEL: The following troops have been ordered to report to you, and I presume are in readiness to obey your orders, to wit: The Thirty-