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HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA, FIELD ORDERS,

ARMY OF THE OHIO, Numbers 8.

In the Field, Goldsborough, N. C., March 23, 1865.

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II. All the officers and men belonging to the Provisional Division, Army of the Tennessee, commanded by Brigadier General G. S. Greene, and now moving with the army, will at once return to their respective commands. All the field transportation now used by the Provisional Division will be left in charge of the acting chief commissary of the division, to be disposed of under the direction of Lieutenant Colonel J. F. Boyd, acting chief quartermaster, army in the field.

By command of Major-General Schofield:

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA,

ARMY OF THE OHIO, Numbers 38.

New Berne, N. C., March 23, 1865.

I. The Fifteenth Indiana Battery, Captain A. D. Harvey, and Twenty-third Indiana Battery, Captain J. H. Myers, now at Wilmington, N. C., will proceed by water without delay to New Berne, N. C., and report to Bvt. Brigadier General G. W. Schofield, chief of artillery. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

By command of Major-General Schofield:

G. W. SCHOFIELD,

Brevet Brigadier-General and Chief of Artillery.

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

In the Field, Goldsborough, N. C., March 23, 1865.

Major General D. N. COUCH,

Commanding Second and Third Divisions, Twenty-third Army Corps:

GENERAL: There is a railroad bridge across a creek about two and a half or three miles east of this place, which the commanding general desires you to place a guard over to prevent it being burned or injured. Please send the guard at once.

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

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DISTRICT OF BEAUFORT, Numbers 3.

New Berne, N. C., March 23, 1865.

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V. Colonel Charles H. Stewart, Third New York Artillery, commanding defenses of New Berne, will direct the commanding officer U. S. gunboat Shrapnel to constantly patrol the Neuse River with his gun-boat for the purpose of protecting Government vessels engaged in conveying

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