War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0808 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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Major General JOHN A. LOGAN,

Commanding Fifteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: I find the boat much smaller than I thought. It cannot stow more than 150 persons, Colonel Wilson reports. Please have the refugees not to exceed thirty in number, from your own and from the different division headquarteres, ready at the boat by 10 a. m. to-day.

Very respectfully,

O. O. HOWARD,

Major-General.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,

Cade's Plantation, N. C., March 13, 1865.

Major General JOHN A. LOGAN,

Commanding Fifteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The general has been requested to move four divisions in light marching order on the upper road, that the Left Wing may be supported if necessary. You will therefore encamp your corps to the left or rear of General Blair instead of on the right, as heretofore ordered, and be ready to move forward on the upper road. You will move three of your divisions with only ttheir headquarters and regimental trains, and ten ammunition wagons for each division with five days' supplies, two of which will be carried in the regimental wagons. The supply trains and the remainder of the ordnance train will be consolidated, and move in rear of this column, and the other division move as a guard for the train. This division will not be relieved during the march to Faison's Depot. A small portion of our headquarters train will move with your column. General Blair has been directed to move via Clinton. The pontoon train and surplus wagons from these headquarters will follow him. The order of march will be issued to-morrow.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. M. VAN DYKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

P. S. - Please cross two of your divisions by Slocum's bridge as soon as it is free to you to-morrow.

A. M. VAN DYKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERES FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Fayetteville, N. C., March 13, 1865.

Bvt. Major General C. R. WOODS,

Commandting First Division, Fifteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: It has been reported that the enemy's cavalry are moving on the road that wi came on yesterday, with, it is presumed, the design of breaking the bridge across Little Rockfish Creek and catching some of our forage details now absent between the two Rockfish creeks. Please send a sufficient force to the bridge on that road to support the details now absent from the command, should they become engaged with the enemy, and facilitate their return to camp. I send you the man who makes the report.

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

MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.