War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0756 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Antioch Church, N. C., March 10, 1865.

Major MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

MAJOR: I respectfully report that I began pulling out of my camp on Shoe Heel Creek at 5 o'clock this morning; the roads, however, wee such as to reuqire almost continuous corduroying, and my advance was consequently very slow. Reaching the old Stage road I found the Fourth Division passing. I here built a substantial bridge over the stream that crossed the road at this point, so as to expedite my crossing. Following on in the rear of General John E. Smith, I moved over Lumber River (which occupied two hours), going into camp on Raft Swamp, some two miles beyond Randalsville at 8 p. m., having mrched twelve miles, facing my troops south and southwest, covering the road on which I came in. My headquarters are at Antioch Church.

I am, major, very respectfully,

C. R. WOODS,

Brevet Major-General.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Raft Swamp, N. C., March 10, 1865.

Major MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that this command was engaged to-day in corduorying the road. The trains were moved up to west side of the swamp, the advance camping to-night six miles on the east side.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. B. HAZEN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, N. C., March 10, 1865.

Major General W. B. HAZEN,

Commanding Second Division, Fifteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: I am directed by the general commanding to request you to move your division as far in the direction of Fayetteville to-morrow as you can, breaking camp at an early hour in the morning. The Fourth Division will be closed up upon your command. On reaching the intersection of your road with that from Randalsville, push on, unless another division has the road, when you will have to wait until it passes.

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

MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

McCann's Plantation, N. C., March 10, 1865-7 a. m.

Major M. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report the operations of this division for the 9th instant to be as follows: Moved from camp at Laurel Hill at 9