War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0714 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT AND FIELD ORDERS,

ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 55.

Brightsville, S. C., March 7, 1865.

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III. The Fifteenth Army COprs, Major General John A. Logan commanding will move forward toward lauringburg with the head of column reaching that point. The Seventeenth Army Corps, Major G en. F. P. Blair commanding, willmove to Gilopolis. General Blair will send forward his mounted infntry and secure Compbell's Bridge. Theseheadquarters will be established diuring to- morrow at or near Lauringbirg.

IV. Corps commanders will endeavor to have coloected for each division and to keep constantly on hand at least fifteen days' supply of fresh beef on the hoofs, and to have at least that amount onhand at the close of the campaign. In collicting cattle care should be taken to collect those of good size and only such as will make good beef.

By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

A.m. WAN DYKE,

Assistant Ajdutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

March 7, 1865.

Cptain VAN DYKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Department of the Tennessee:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to inform you that the Third and Secodn Divisins will be in camp at the crossing of the main Fayetteville road over Crooked Creek. The position of the other divisions I presume you know. GeneralLogan is now selecting a camp for Second Division, and in consequence therof-

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

MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistat Ajutnat-General.

HEADQUQARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

March 7, 1865.

Captain VAN DYKE,

Assistnat Adjutat-General, Departmetn of the Tennessee:

CAPTAIN: The pontoon train is up, and has gone into park. It willmnove to- morrow morning with this column. lauringburg is Laurel Hill. The citizens speak oft h places as one and the same. Respecrfully, your obvedient servant,

MAX. WOODHULL

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEAPRTMENT AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,

Brightsville, S. C., March 7, 1865.

Major General JOHN A. LOGAN,

Commanding Fifteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: I have the honor to recive your note per Major Woodhull. The general commanding desires me to say that General Blair reports that every house on his line of march to-- dy was pillaged, trunks broken open, jewlry, silver, &c., taken. An order on the subject will be issued to- morron night. In the mentime he asks you to take suficent measures to prevent such outrages, and be sure that the division commanders know the officers in charge of the foraging parties.