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them most of the night, and my own column bing much stretched out over the oad, I concluded to go into cmap, selecting thebest grund for my purpose near Shoe Heel Creek.

I am, major, very respectfully,

C. R. WOODS,

Brevet Major- General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Laurel Hill, N. C., March 9, 1865.

Major- General HAZEN,

Commanding Second Division, Fifteenth Army COrps:

GENERAL: I am directed byt the general commanding to requaest you to leave two regiments in your present camp to wait until the pontoon tarin shall have come up, to act as hard for the same.

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

MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

March 9, 1865.

Major- General HAZEN, U. S. Army,

Commanding Second Division, Fifteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The pontoon train is three or four miles back on the road from this point. It was ordered forward at light this morning. Owing to the condition of the roads it is impossible to say when it can be up to and across Jordan's Creek, hence my note of this morning requaesting that you wuld leave two regiments in yur present camp to await its arrival.

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

MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-Geneal.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Bethel Church, N. C., March 9, 1865.

Major MAX. WOODHILL,

Assistnat Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that this command marched at 6. 30 a.m. on the Fayetteville raod, crossing Shoe Heel Creek and reaching Lumber River at Gilchrist's Bridge at 11. 30 a.m., where halted half an hour, then crossed on pontoon bridte and moved ofrward to Bethel Curch, near Raft Swamp, where cmped, having marched fourteen miles. The trains were left along the road this evening, the roads being impassable.

Very respectfully, your obedient servat,

W. B. HAZEN,

Major- General.

HDWRS. THIRD DIVISON, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Laurel Hill, N. C., March 9, 1865.

Mj. M. WOODHULL,

Assistnat Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Amry COrps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that this division moved from camp near Crooked Creek at 9 a. m. yesteday, the 8th instant, and