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HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Goldsborough, N. C., April 2, 1865.

Major-General TERRY,

Faison's:

Troops and recruits for your and other corps are marching from Wilmington in considerable numbers. Be prepared to give them rations sufficient to reach their commands.

L. M. DAYTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 1.

Faison's Station, N. C., April 2, 1865.

In compliance with General Orders, Numbers 49, current series, War Department, Adjutant-General's Office, the undersigned assumes command of the Tenth Army Corps. The following officers will compose the staff of the corps: Surg. Norman S. Barnes, U. S. Volunteers medical director; Major Adrian Terry, U. S. Volunteers, assitant adjutant-general; Major Charles H. Graves, U. S. Volunteers, aide-de-camp; Major George F. Towle, Fourth New Hampshire Volunteers, acting inspector-general; Captain Daniel D. T. Gordon, U. S. Volunteers, acting chief quartermaster; Captain Charles H. Davis, chief commissary; Captain Roger W. Woodbury, Third New Hamsphire Volunteers, acting ordnance officer; Captain Alroy A. Ticknor, One hundred and twelfth New York Volunteers, acting provost-marshal; First Lieutenant William L. Hulbert, One hundred and sevneteenth New York Volunteers, aide-de-camp; First Lieutenant Lewis A. Stimson, volunteer aide-de-camp; First officer; Second Lieutenant Frederick E. Beardslee, U. S. Army, chief signal officer.

ALF. H. TERRY,

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Goldsborough, April 2, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Wilmington, D. C.:

You will, by direction of Major-General Sherman, give daily reports to these headquarters of the arrival of troops at Wilmington destined for this army. You will see they are organized and armed in squads of not less than 500 and dispatched to their commands as rapidly as possible, marching along by roads substantially by the railroad.

L. M. DAYTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WILMINGTON, April 2, 1865.

Major L M. DAYTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Goldsborough:

Lieutenant Colonel McManus, One hundred and second Illinois, with 1,700 men of the Fourteenth and Twentieth Corps, organized as a provisional brigade of General Cruft's provisional division, arrived yester-