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and location to- day. He directs that you shallnot push forward farther to-morrow than Rockfish Creek, encamping between that creek and Nicholson's Creek.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ROBT. P. DECHERT,

Acting Assistna tAdjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH CORPS,

Six Miles frommcFarland's Bridge, March 8, 1865.

Brigadier-General JACKSON,

Commanding First Division:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs that you send a brigade forward at daylight to repair the roads between this point and the bridge, detailing Captain Gavitt to superintend the work. The remainder of your command will move forward as the road is repaired. He further direts you to collect all the axes in your command, and send them forward with your advacned birgade.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

CHAS. MOYER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, FIELD ORDERS,

TWENTIETH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 22.

In the Field, N. C., March 8, 1865.

This command willmarch to- morow at 6. 30 a. m. Order of brigades: First, Second, and Third.

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By command of Bvt. Major General John W. Geary:

W. T. FORBES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH ARMY CORPS,

Six Miles from McFarland's Bridge, March 8, 1865.

Brigadier-General WARD,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The geneal commanding directs me to inform you that this command willmove to- morrow to McFarland's Bridge, and desires that you move your command at 6 o'clock in the morning.

Very respectfully, your obedient serfgvant,

CHAS. MOYER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

GUM SWAMP, March 8, 1865.

Mr. H. K. CLARKE,

Operator:

The dispatch you sent up last night by mistake of one of my staff was not delivered to me till this morning. See if General Schofield has left and if not telegraph him in my name, sauying horses will await him at the ened of the railroad track, and I will be here till he comes