War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0376 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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pushed across the Edisto River at Holman's Bridge, and the Third Division, Major-General Smith commanding, has been ordered to move forward this afternoon, to occupy the position formerly held by General Hazen, near Holman's Bridge, on this side of the river.

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

JOHN A. LOGAN,

Major-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, In the Field, Walker's House, February 10, 1865.

Major General JOHN A. LOGAN,

Commanding Fifteenth Corps:

GENERAL: I have the honor to written to General Howard that he may begin his movement on Orangeburg. You may, therefore, in the morning early put your corps in motion for Bull Fight Pond, on the Edgefield and Orangeburg road, and then await orders from General Howard or myself. I will accompany you, going from here direct to Holman's Bridge.

I am, &c., yours, truly.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Near Binnaker's Bridges, S. C., February 10, 1865.

Major General JOHN A. LOGAN,

Commanding Fifteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: Please reconnoiter as soon as you can across Holman's Bridge and as far as Bull Fight Pond, to ascertain if the enemy have any force on the road, andn to ascertain the character of the road that far.

Very respectfully,

O. O. HOWARD,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Fogle's Plantation, S. C., February 10, 1865.

Major General O. O. HOWARD,

Commanding Department and Army of the Tennessee:

GENERAL: I have the honor to inform you that General Corse with his division is about six miles back on the direct road from Springtown Meeting House to this point, crossing the railroad in front of my headquarters. I have sent a staff officer back to meet him.

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

JOHN A. LOGAN,

Major-General.