War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 1114 N. AND SE. VA., N. C., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA, Wilmington, January 20, 1865.

Captain W. H. JAMES,

Chief Engineer:

CAPTAIN: The commanding general directs that you receive such able-bodied negro men as may be turned over to you by F. C. McIlhenny and William Walker.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA, Wilmington, January 20, 1865.

Major J. W. CAMEROON,

Chief Quartermaster:

MAJOR: Lieutenant-Colonel Oladowski has met with great difficulty in getting transportation for guns, ammunition, &c., to the obstructions. The commanding general directs that the whole resources of your department be devoted to the accomplishment of the objects he is charged with, to the exclusion, if necessary, of everything else, and that you personally see that this is done.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA, Wilmington, January 20, 1865.

Major J. W. CAMEROON,

Chief Quartermaster:

MAJOR: In order to alleviate the suffering of the poor in this place the commanding general authorizes you to exchange corn or meal in such quantities here for the same or equivalent stress at convenient points near Wilmington.

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

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA, Wilmington, January 20, 1865.

Colonel JACKSON,

Commanding, &c., Fort Lee:

COLONEL: Your note of this day has been received. The commanding general begs you will have such rifle-pits as you propose for sharpshooters prepared on the river-bank. Colonel Oladowski has been requested to send the carpenters desired as soon as possible.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.