War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0532 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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The Third Division, Brigadier General M. F. Force commanding, will follow the First Division and will be prepared to move at 9 o'clock.

The train of the First Michigan Engineers will follow the train of the Frist Division.

The train of these headquarters will follow the ordnance wagons of the rear brigade of the Fourth Division.

The Ninth Illinois Mounted Infantry will move forward on the direct road to Peay's Ferry at 6. 30 a.m.

By command of Major General F. P. Blair:

C. CADLE, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

February 22, 1865.

Brigadier General M. F. FORCE,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding instructs me to direct you to move your troops on the left of your train to-morrow, also not to let any foragers go out until we cross the river, and to dismount all unauthorized parties at the bridge. After crossing the river a brigade from your command will wait until the bridge is taken up, when they will move forward, covering it.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. CADLE, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 16.

Douglass' House, February 22, 1865.

The First and Third Division of the corps will move to-morrow as follows:

General Carlin will march at 6 a.m. upon the direct road toward Gladden's Grove Post-Office. Should he before reaching that place discover any good road leading more directly to Rocky Mount Post-Office via Gladden's Grove [sic].

General Baird, marching at 6. 30 a.m., will follow General Carlin.

Corps headquarters will move between the two divisions.

By order of Bvt. Major General J. C. Davis:

A. C. McCLURG,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff,.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, TWENTIETH

ARMY CORPS, Numbers 16.

Wateree Church, S. C., February 22, 1865.

This command will march to-morrow toward Rocky Mount Post-Office, starting at 6. 30 a.m. Order of brigades: Second, Third, First.

The train will march in rear of the leading brigade.

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By command of Bvt. Major General John W. Geary:

W. T. FORBES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.