War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0688 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Harrington's Plantation, S. C., March 5, 1865.

Major MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that this command crossed the Great Pedee at Cheraw on the pontoon bridge at 3 p. m. to-day, and moved forward on Fayetteville road to Harrington's plantation, where camped, having marched five miles. Captured eight prisoners.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. B. HAZEN,

Major-General.

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Phill's Creek, S. C., March 5, 1865.

Major M. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that this division broke camp at 6. 30 o'clock this a. m., crossed Pedee River, and moved out on Fayetteville road to near Phill's Creek; distance, four miles. The command is encampe in line upon the north and south sides of the main road, fronting east. Three grist-mills are being run for the command, one of them only amounting to much. I encountered the enemy's picket about two miles and a half west of the river. Being obliged to retreat rapidly they abandoned 2 wagons loaded with ammunition. These headquarters are upon the south side of main road about 500 yards in rear of right of Second Brigade.

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

JOHN E. SMITH,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Cheraw, S. C., March 5, 1865.

Brevet Major-General CORSE,

Commanding Fourth Division, Fifteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: I am directed by the general commanding to request you to cross the pontoon bridge over the Pedee River with your command ub rear if the First Division of this corps. You will withdraw your rear guard when every soldier and camp follower and the mounted infantry still absent from the command shall have crossed to the other side of the river. The pontoon bridge will be taken up as soon as you have crossed and will move with your division. You will please encamp your command in position along Phill's Creek.

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

MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS FOURTH DIVISION, FIELD ORDERS,

FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 34.

Powe's Plantation, S. C., March 5, 1865.

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II. The troops of this division will be in readiness to march and await orders at 8 a. m. to-morrow, the Second Brigade in advance, First Brigade in the center, and the Third Brigade in the rear. Battery and