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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. THIRD DIV., 17TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 45.

Russell Place, S. C., February 24, 1865.

This command will move forward to-morrow at 7 a.m. in the following order: First, Second Brigade; second, Battery Fifteenth Ohio; third, First Brigade; ambulances and trains in usual order.

By order of Brigadier General M. F. Force:

J. C. DOUGLASS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS LEFT WING, ARMY OF GEORGIA,

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

Major L. M. Dayton,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

MAJOR: General Geary, with his train, is up. General Davis will be able to cross one division with its train to-night.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. W. SLOCUM,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Rocky Mount Post-Office, February 24, 1865.

Brigadier General J. D. MORGAN,

Commanding Second Division, Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs that you cross the trains of the corps immediately in the rear of the remainder of the trains of the Twentieth Corps (and of the cavalry), which are now crossing, and park the trains near Captain Perry's, encamping your troops at the forks of the road beyond, near Dry Creek. It is the general's intention to relieve you of the care of the trains at that point.

I have the honor to be, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. C. McCLURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

ORDERS.] HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH CORPS,

Hillard's Farm, S. C., February 24, 1865.

This command will move to-morrow to hanging Rock as follows: Third Division at 6. 30 a.m. ; Second Division at 7 a.m. ; First Division at 9 a.m. The troops of the Third Division will march unencumbered in the advance. General Geary will dispose of his troops so as to cover his own and the train in advance of his. One battery of artillery will follow the advanced brigade, one section march with the rear guard, the balance following the troops of the Third Division. The artillery ammunition train will follow the train of the Third Division. Division commanders, when their commands are marching with the train, will use the troops in repairing the roads. General Jackson will detail three regiments as a rear guard.

By command of Bvt. Major General A. S. Williams:

CHAS. MOYER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.