War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0540 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY COPRS,

Flat Rock Church, S. C., February 23, 1865.

Major M. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that this command broke camp at Peay's Ferry at 6. 30 o'clock this a.m. and marched in advance, via Liberty Hill on

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road to Flat Rock Church, head of column arriving at 2 p.m. ; distance marched, seventeen miles. The division is encamped in line, the First Brigade on the right of the Lancaster road fronting northeast; the Second Brigade on the left of same road, fronting north; artillery in rear of First Brigade. These headquarters are at Hunter's house.

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

JOHN E. SMITH,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Flat Rock Church, S. C., February 23, 1865.

Bvt. Major General JOHN E. SMITH,

Commanding Third Division, Fifteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: I have the honor to inform you that the movement will be continued to-morrow on West's Cross-Roads via the lower Williams' Cross-Roads. You will please follow in rear of General Woods' command.

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

MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, White Oak Creek, S. C., February 23, 1865.

[Major MAX. WOODHULL, Assistant Adjutant-General:]

MAJOR: I have the honor to report as follows, in regard to the movements of my command during this day: I broke camp at 7 a.m., and crossing the Wateree River moved in rear of the Second Division, Fifteenth Army Corps, to Liberty Hill, and from thence to the right on the Camden road, a distance of three miles, where I passed to the left and pursued a field road to its intersection with another road, well traveled, and also designated as the Camden road, down which I moved as far as White Oak Creek, and placed my command in bivouac at 10 p.m., having marched fourteen miles, most of the distance after 2 p.m.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN M. CORSE,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. 4TH DIV., 15TH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, near White Oak Creek, Numbers 24. February 23, 1865.

The troops of this divisiion will march at 7. 30 a.m. this instant, following the First Division, the movement to be on lower Williams' Cross-