War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 1367 Chapter LIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -CONFEDERATE.

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III. The Sixth North Carolina Cavalry and Captain Chesnut's squadron, Second South Carolina Cavalry, will report to Major-General Hoke.

IV. The different staff departments at the post of Kinston will leave, under Major-General Hoke's orders, by rail.

V. Captain Price, C. S. Navy, commanding C. S. steamer Neuse, is desired to cover Major-General Hoke's movements, and if practicable before sacrificing his vessel, to move down the river by way of diversion, and make the loss of his vessel as constly to the enemy as possible.

VI. Headquarters will be removed to Goldsborough to-morrow.

By order of General Bragg:

F. S . PARKER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

In the Field, March 10, 1865.

All of the sick and wounded capable of being transported will be sent by railroad promptly from Kinston to Goldsborough. Put in motion for Kinston all trains, sick and woundedd, and supplies not necessary for immediate use. Collect all stragglers and be ready for orders.

By order of General Bragg:

F. S. PARKER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Copies to Generals Hoke, Hill, and Baker, with postrcipts: The commanding general desires to see you as soon as you can leave your command.)

HEADQUARTERS,

Kinston, March 10, 1865.

Major-General HOKE:

General Bragg desires that you will reunite all of the troops composing Brigadier-General Baker's command.

Very respectfully,

F. S. PARKER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

Kinston, March 10, 1865.

Major HUGHES,

Quartermaster, Hoke's Division:

General Bragg directs that you immediately render all assistance with your wagons to the post quartermaster for the removal of stores and supplies to the railroad depot.

Very respectfully,

F. S. PARKER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.