War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0016 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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NEW BERNE, March 24, 1865.

Major General J. M. SHCOFIELD:

The men for General Terry have no arms. They are recruits, substitutes, &c.

I. N. PALMER,

Brigadier-General.

GOLDSBOROUGH, March 24, 1865- 1 p. m.

Brigadier General I. N. PALMER, New Berne:

General Harland has been directed to stop the troops of General Terry's command at Kinston, and have them march to Faison's.

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEW BERNE, March 24, 1865- 1. 20 p. m.

Major General J. M. SCHOFIELD:

Before I had received your dispatch one of the detachments for Terry's corps had started by ailroad. I have telegraphed to General Harland, at kinston, to stop them unitl I can learn from you whether they had better march from kinston to Fison's Depot.

Very respectfully,

I. N. PALMER,

Brigadier- General.

To OPERATOR:

It willdo to deliver this to the general early to- morrow morning, if he as etired.

I. N. P.

SPECIAL ORDES,

HDQRS. DISTRICT OF BEAUFORT, Numbers 4.

New Berne, N. C., March 24, 1865.

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II. Company B, Fourteenth Illinois Volunteers, Captain Nelson Lovertt commanding, now in this district, is assigned temporarily to the Defenses of new Berne, Colonel Charles H. Stewart, THird New Youk Artillery, commalnding. The company will at once proceed to the old camp of the One hundred and thirty- second New Yourk Volunteers and take up quarters there. The commanding officer will see that no part of the camp, quarters, or stables are disturbed, and that at the same time he proceed to construct a small block- house for infantry to protect the railroad crossing at the camp. All supplies will be drawn from New Berne, upon requisiton approved by COlonel Stewart.

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By command of Brigadier General I. N. Palmer:

J. A. JUDSON,

Assistna Adjutant-General.

WASHINGTON, D. C., March 24, 1865- 12. 30 p. m.

General ROBERT ALLEN, Louisville, Ky:

nothing yet heard of the 5,000 troops mentioned in your dispatch of the 14th. * Can you give me any information of their whereabouts!

H. W. HALLECK,

Major- General and Chief of Staff.

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*See part II, p. 844.

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