War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0976 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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before daylight to-morrow morning. In order to do this all pack-mules and wagons will leave this camp at 2 a. m. to-morrow morning, in the same order as designated for the troops, and pass as soon as practicable through the town of Goldsborough. Lieutenant-Colonel Asmussen, assistant inspector-general, will desigante the position of the pack-mules and wagons after passing through the town. Each division commander will designate an officer to take charge of his pack-mules and wagons, who will report with his train to Lieutenant-Colonel Asmussen in Goldsborough, at General Slocum's headquarters. The troops will march at 5 a. m., as designated in the order of this afternoon. The corps will march through Goldsborough in review.

By command of Brevet Major-General Williams:

H. W. PERKINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

This order is intended to include also all cattle herds and all mounted infantrymen that are not absent from their commands foraging.

By command of Brevet Major-General Williams:

H. W. PERKINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,

Falling Creek, N. C., March 23, 1865.

Major General J. KILPATRICK, Commanding Cavalry Corps:

GENERAL: General Howard directs me to inform you that General Terry reports a force of the enemy's cavalry as crossing to this side of the river, about two miles above his headquarters (Cox's Bridge), and seem to be making their way toward the railroad, threatening the trains at the temporary depot. He sends the information in order that you may guard against the possible danger to the train.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. M. VAN DYKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA, ARMY OF THE OHIO,

In the Field, Goldsborough, March 23, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel R. B. TREAT, Kinston, N. C.:

The commanding general directs that you come forward to this place without delay. Colonel Barriger has been directed to attend to matters at Kinston.

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA, ARMY OF THE OHIO,

In the Field, Goldsborough, March 23, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel J. W. BARRIGER,

Chief Commissary of Subsistence, New Berne, N. C.:

The commanding general directs that if General Beckwith has not made arrangements for the issuing and forwarding of supplies from Kinston you will attend to it without delay, as Colonel Treat has been ordered to the front. General Sherman is here.

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.