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CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA, Wilmington, January 23, 1865.

The chiefs of the several staff departments will report in person every morning to the commanding general.

By order of General Bragg:

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT ANDERSON, January 23, 1865-8 a. m.

Colonel ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

All quit. No change since last night. I suspect some additional troops have been landed at Smithville.

LOUIS HEBERT,

Brigadier-General.

FORT ANDERSON, January 23, 1865-10 a. m.

Colonel ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

All quiet. Weather is so thick that the fleet is not at all visible.

LOUIS HEBERT,

Brigadier-General.

FORT ANDERSON, January 23, 1865-12 m.

Colonel ANDERSON:

Fog partially cleared up. Fleet seems to be the same. Some have steam up.

LOUIS HEBERT,

Brigadier-General.

FORT ANDERSON, January 23, 1865-2.15 p. m.

Colonel ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Fleet is still in same position. One steamer shelling apparently at Battery Lamb.

LOUIS HEBERT,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA, Wilmington, January 23, 1865.

Colonel JACKSON,

Commanding, &c., Wilmington:

COLONEL: The commanding general directs that you immediately place a guard of twelve men at each of the two bridges of the Wilmington and Manchester road near town, an at the Livingston bridge, seventeen miles from here. Mr. Dram, superintendent, will furnish transportation. It is desired that all the mechanics employed by Chief Constructor Porter be at once returned to him.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.