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directed him to march to that point unless he shall receive other orders. General Corse has been ordered to move to Black Creek on the main Camden and Cheraw road.

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

JOHN A. LOGAN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

On Lynch's Creek, S. C., March 1, 1865.

Captain A.m. VAN DYKE,

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

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to inform you that we began crossing this afternoon, and passed the whole of General Corse's train and one brigade with headquarters of the First Division. The place where the pontoon was laid has cut badly, and we are now building a bridge, but will have it completed to-night, and everything across to-morrow. General Corse has moved out and is now on Black Creek, where he will await orders. I shall move in the morning with this division to New Market, as indicated in a previous note. My headquarters have crossed the creek.

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

JOHN A. LOGAN,

Major-General.

P. S. -From where General Corse is in camp to New Market it is but six miles, with good roads in each side of the creek.

HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Tiller's Bridge, S. C., March 1, 1865.

Major MAX WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

MAJOR: I respectfully report that one of my brigades is now over the river, and that the balance of my command has been moved down to the crossing so as to be convenient when the bridge, which I am now building, may be finished. It will not be completed before 12 o'clock. I shall begin crossing as soon as it may be ready.

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

C. R. WOODS,

Brevet Major-General.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Lynch's Creek, S. C., March 1, 1865.

Major MAX WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that the Second and Third Brigades of this command (General Oliver commanding) moved forward to Kellytown at 3 p.m., six miles and a half. The First Brigade crossed the creek at 6 p.m., the crossing having been much interrupted by the breaking of the bridge. Lost 2 men to-day by desertion; captured 16 prisoners.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. B. HAZEN,

Major-General.