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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 2.

Faison's Station, N. C., April 7, 1865.

I. Bvt. Major Charles E. Walbridge, assistant quartermaster, is announced as chief quartermaster on the staff of the major-general commanding, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

II. The four-bastioned fourt, the well-earned badge of the Tenth Corps, will be worn by every commissioned officer and enlisted man in this command. The color of the badge will be as follows: First Division, red; Second Division, white; Third Division, blue.

By command of Major General A. H. Terry:

A. TERRY,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,

Goldsborough, N. C., April 7, 1865.

Brigadier General H. W. BIRGE, New Berne:

The three regiments of your Second Brigade now at Morehead City will be sufficient. Leave the other two regiments of your Second Brigade at New Berne. Send to Morehead for the four regiments of your Third Brigade now there, and move forward to this place, taking up and bringing with you the two regiments of that brigade now at Kinston. You will have to send your baggage, &c., by rail. Procure transportation by rail for your troops if possible.

By order of Major-General Schofield:

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

WILMINGTON, April 7, 1865.

Major DAYTON:

Lieutenant Colonel D. Hapeman, with 600 men of the Twentieth Corps, has arrived here from the Department of the South.

JOS. R. HAWLEY,

Brigadier-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Goldsborough, April 7, 1865.

General HAWLEY, Wilmington:

Dispatch received. Send the troops mentioned by trains, if you can get the opportunity; if not, have them march as rapidly as possible. We will likley be off when they get here, but can overtake us.

L. M. DAYTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,

Goldsborough, N. C., April 7, 1865. (Received 8. 30 p. m.)

Brigadier General J. R. HAWLEY, Wilmington:

The commanding general thinks it will not be necessary for you to guard the railroad above Northeast River. Consult with Colonel Wright and ascertain whether he will begin to move the railroad material from Magnolia before the 10th instant.

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.