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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,

Wilmington, January 13, 1865.

Colonel JACKSON,

Commanding Post, Wilmington:

COLONEL: The commanding general directs that you restore the military status in this place as to all matters of discipline, police, &c., exactly as it was during the recent presence of the enemy. No notice need be given recommending the departure of non-combatants or the removal of property. The local troops have been called out and placed under your orders. In accordance with General Orders, Numbers 4, your reports will be made to these headquarters.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,

Wilmington, January 13, 1865.

Colonel JACKSON,

Commanding, &c., Wilmington:

COLONEL: The commanding general will set out at 2 p. m. for Sugar Loaf. You will be in command at this place, and will cause all miliary offices to be kept open night and day till further orders. You may use any staff officer General Whitting may have left behind.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WILMINGTON, N. C., January 13, 1865.

Colonel JACKSON,

Commanding, &c., Wilmington:

COLONEL: The commanding general directs that you send the Senior Reserves, as soon as steamer can be procured by water to Sugar Loaf, via Gander Hall, to report to Major-General Hoke.

I am, colonel, very respectfully,

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,

Wilmington, N. C., January 13, 1865.

Colonel J. K. CONNALLY,

Commanding Senior Reserves:

COLONEL: The commanding general directs that you move at once with your command to Sugar Loaf, by steamer to Gander Hall. Captain Grainger, assistant quartermaster, will have a boat ready for you by 1 o'clock. On your arrival at Sugar Loaf you will report to Major-General Hoke, commanding in that vicinity.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.