War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 1160 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA, Numbers 8.

Wilmington, January 28, 1865.

Brigadier General Louis Hebert is announced as chief engineer of this department.

By order of General Bragg:

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WILMINGTON, January 28, 1865.

Major-General HOKE,

Sugar Loaf:

Colquitt's brigade returns to you this morning. Leave was granted the general.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WILMINGTON, January 28, 1865.

Major-General HOKE,

Sugar Loaf:

General Bragg thinks you had better send Haggod two more companies of cavalry in view of his telegram of yesterday.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WILMINGTON, January 28, 1865.

Major-General HOKE,

Sugar Loaf:

The two companies of cavalry need not be sent to Hagood for the present.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS JOHNSON'S DIVISION,

January 29, 1865.

Major R. P. DUNCAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

MAJOR: I have nothing of importance to report this morning. One man deserted to the enemy from Wise's brigade last night. No casualties during past twenty-four hours.

Respectfully, &c.,

B. R. JOHSNON,

Major-General.

GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA, Numbers 9.

Wilmington, January 29, 1865.

General Orders, Numbers 2, is revoked, and the following system of furloughs prescribed in General Orders, Numbers 73, Army of Northern Virginia, is adopted for the troops in this department:

I. Furloughs will be allowed at the rate of four to every 100 arms-bearing men present for duty.