War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 1386 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,

March 13, 1865-6. 15 p. m.

Major General D. H. HILL,

Commanding Lee's Corps:

The general commanding directs that you will continue your march, without unnecessary delay, to morrow morning, to Smithfield. Upon reaching there report your arrival to General J. E. Johnston, at Raleigh, by telegraph.

Very respectfully, general, your obedient servant,

JOHN B. SALE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Abstract from return of the division commanded by Major General Henry D. Clayton for March 13, 1865.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers Men. Effective Aggregate Aggregate

total. present. present

and

absent.

Division 4 . . . . . . 5 8

staff.

Stovall's 49 425 402 583 2,578

brigade.

Hotlzclaw's . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

brigade a.

Gibson's . . . . . . . . . . . . .

brigade b.

Jackson's 7 116 103 164 3,017

brigade c.

Total 60 541 505 751 5,603

division.

a Sent to Mobile by order General Beuaregard.

b Transferred to Bate's division by order General Hood.

c Transferred from Bate's division, in exchange for Gibson's brigade, by order General Hood.

H. D. CLAYTON,

Major-General.

Abstract from return of the division commanded by Brigadier General William B. Taliafferro C. S. Army, for March 13, 1865.

Command. Officers Men. Effective Total Aggregate

total present. present

present. and

absent.

Staff. 7 . . . . . . 8 8

Elliott's 86 1,460 1,464 1,855 3,137

brigade.

Rhett's 86 1,048 1,051 1,280 1,795

brigade.

Total 172 2,508 2,512 3,135 4,932

infantry.

Rhett's 12 288 288 341 536

battalion

light

artillery.

Grand 191 2,796 2,800 3,484 5,476

total.