War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 1456 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 68.

Richmond, March 23, 1865.

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XX. Major T. B. Venable, assistant adjutant-general, is assigned to duty with Lieutenant General T. H. Holmes, commanding Reserves of North Carolina, and will report accordingly.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JOHN WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS, Numbers 8.

March 23, 1865.

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IV. Cumming's brigade will rejoin Stevenson's division.

By order of General Johnston:

KINLOCH FALCONER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS,

March 23, 1865.

The army will move to-morrow morning, by the Lewisburg road, to camp two or three miles the other side of the railroad depot. Corps commanders will send staff officers ahead to communicate with Major John Johnson, engineers, at Stevens' house by 10 a. m., and learn the ground intended for their troops. At 9 o'clock the Army of Tennessee will lead and be followed by the troops of the Department of North Carolina. Headquarters will be at Richardson's house.

By order of General Johnston:

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

March 23, 1865.

The Army of Tennessee will move to-morrow morning in the direction of Lewisburg promptly at 9 o'clock, right in front, Cheatham's corps leading, Lee's corps next, and Stewart's corps in rear. Shortly after leaving an inspecto from each corps will report to Lieutenant Colonel T. F. Sevier, inspector-general, at the head of the column, for instructions, &c.

By command of Lieutenant-General Stewart:

W. D. GALE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEAR MOCCASIN CREEK,

March 23, 1865-9. 35 a. m.

General JOHNSTON:

GENERAL: I have the honor to inclose a dispatch* just received. Law is on the river road and Wheeler on the middle road with flanking

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*Not found as an inclosure.

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