War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0550 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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battery; trains in same order as heretofore, one regiment of the rear brigade being thrown forward by the side of trains. Command to move on direct Camden road.

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

L. H. EVERTS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

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

In the Field, near Hughes' Mills, Numbers 25.

February 24, 1865.

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II. The troops of this division will be in readiness to march at 7. 30 a.m. to-morrow, the 25th instant, in the following order:

Third, First, and Second Brigades guarding tains, according to instructions heretofore given. Trains in same order as the 24th instant, battery to move within the advance brigade. The pioneer corps in advance as usual.

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

L. H. EVERTS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

West's Cross-Roads, S. C., February 24, 1865.

Major BURKHARDT,

Commanding Twenty-ninth Missouri Infantry:

MAJOR: I am directed by the general commanding to instruct you to move with your entire command at daylight to-morrow morning on the bridge crossing Lynch's Creek, at or near Tillersville Post-Office on the Camden and Cheraw road, and endeavor to save the same. Should you be successful, hold the bridge and report at once the result of your march to these headquarters in order that a force of infantry may be sent to the bridge.

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

MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, S. C., February 24, 1865.

Captain A.m. VAN DYKE,

Asst. Adjt. General, Department and Army of the Tennessee:

CAPTAIN: My Fourth Division is encamped between Patterson's and Flat Rock, five miles from Flat Rock. The First Division is at Patterson's. The Third Division will encamp at Russell Place to-night. I sent back orders from them to take the direct road from Liberty Hill to Flat Rock, but through some misunderstanding they followed the First Division.

Respectfully,

FRANK P. BLAIR, JR.,

Major-General.