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Holman's Bridge road. The Second Brigade is encamped in line east of and parellel with the direct Holman's Bridge road, its left resting on the main Charleston and Savannah road. These headquarters are established on the Holman's Bridge road, about 200 yards south of the intersection of the same with the Charleston and Savannah road.

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

JOHN. E. SMITH,

Brevet Major-General.

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

Bvt. Major General JOHN M. CORSE,

Commanding Fourth Division, Fifteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The object of to-morrow's movement will be to reach Bull Fight Pound with the whole corps. The general commanding requests that you will break camp at 5 a. m. (the 11th instant) and move on the direct road to Holman's Bridge. There across the Edisto River and make as many miles as you can in the direction of the point indicated. You will follow General Woods' column, and will have a good road from the railroad to the river.

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

MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS FOURTH DIVISION, FIELD ORDERS

FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, No. 13.

In the Field, S. C., February 10, 1865.

I. The troops of this division will march at 6 a. m. to-morrow, the 11th instant, on the Blackville road, in the following order, viz:

1. Second Brigade Infantry, with its train, throwing one regiment in rear of battery and train.

2. Trains in same order as directed for the 10th instant.

3. Third Brigade Infantry, Colonel Hurlbut commanding, who will move his regiments by the side of the trains, so disposed as to guard closely the supply and ordnance trains.

4. First Brigade Infantry, General Rice commanding, who will take the necessary precaution to prevent straggling, and especially the unauthorized firing by soldiers.

By order of Bvt. Major General John M. Corse:

L. H. EVERTS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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

Major General F. P. BLAIR,

Commanding Seventeenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The general desires you to reconnoiter up the first left-hand road as far as the road leading back to Holman's Bridge, if possible, and report the character of the road.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A.m. VAN DYKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.