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Volunteer Infantry, 362; One hundred and fortieth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, 29; Sixty-fifth Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry, 434. A report of the number required to fill up the First Division, Twenty-third Army Corps, will be forwarded in a few days.

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

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA, ARMY OF THE OHIO, Numbers 13.

Wilmington, N. C., February 24, 1865.

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IV. By direction of the lieutenant-general commanding Armies of the United States, Brigadier General T. F. Meagher is relieved from duty in this department. He will repair without delay to his place of resistance and report by letter to the Adjutant-General of the Army.

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By command of Major-General Schofield:

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE OHIO,

Wilmington, N. C., February 24, 1865.

Major General J. D. COX,

Commanding Third Division, Twenty-third Army Corps:

GENERAL: The general commanding desires you to let Colonel Daggett's brigade remain where it is for the present, picketing the road, &c., in that direction.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS PROVISIONAL CORPS, Numbers 41.

Northeast Station, N. C., February 24, 1865.

I. Until further orders the Second Brigade, First Division, Twenty-fourth Army Corps, will be attached to the command of Brigadier General C. J. Paine, commanding Third Division, Twenty-fifth Army Corps. The light batteries of this command will hereafter report direct to these headquarters.

By order of Major General A. H. Terry:

A. TERRY,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, February 25, 1865.

Lieutenant General U. S. GRANT,

City Point:

No commander for the Department of West Virginia has yet been appointed. Hartsuff, in my opinion, is not fit for anything. I will

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