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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. THIRD DIV., 23rd ARMY CORPS, Numbers 8.

Wilmington, N. C., February 25, 1865.

I. During the temporary absence of the major-general commanding Brigadier General J. W. Reilly, commanding First Brigade, Third Division, Twenty-third Army Corps, is hereby assigned to the command of the division.

By command of Major-General Cox:

THEO. COX,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. THIRD DIV., 23rd ARMY CORPS, Numbers 17.

Wilmington, N. C., February 25, 1865.

I. The general commanding having been ordered to Beaufort, N. C., the following officers of his staff will accompany him: Major T. T. Dow, acting assistant inspector-general; Major Theodore Cox, assistant adjutant-general; Captain Hobert Ford, aide-de-camp; Captain E. E. Tracy, aide-de-camp.

II. During the temporary absence of Major Theodore Cox, assistant adjutant-general, Captain C. D. Rhodes, acting assistant adjutant-general, Second Brigade, will perform the duties of assistant adjutant-general at these headquarters.

III. Capt, Levi T. Scofield, Company F, One hundred and third Ohio Volunteer Infantry, is hereby detailed as topographical engineer, Third Division, Twenty-third Army Corps, to date from November 30, 1864.

By command of Major-General Cox:

THEO. COX,

Major and assistant Adjutant-General.

OPRDERS.] HEADQUARTERS PROVISIONAL CORPS,

Northeast Station, N. C., February 25, 1865.

All further foraging by any persons of this command, except by permission from these headquarters, is prohibited. The pickets will be instructed to permit none to pass out of the lines, except upon passes so approved.

By order of Major-General Terry:

A. TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, February 25, 1865 - 12. 45 p.m.

Major-General DIX, New York:

An order will at the proper time be issued by this Department to General Anderson to replace the flag on Sumter. It will not be necessary for you to issue any order.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.