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[First indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF GEORGIA,

Goldsborough, N. C., April 9, 1865.

Respectfully forwarded for the information of the general-in-chief.

H. W. SLOCUM,

Major-General, Commanding.

[Second indorsement.]

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Goldsborough, N. C., April 9, 1865.

It is now too late to disturb this matter. General Schofield has been looking for two weeks to get horses and has faled. He, too will need horses for his artillery.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. 14TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 27.

Goldsborough, N. C., April 9, 1865.

The corps will mot to-morrow toward Smithfield in the following order: The division supply trains under Captain Remington, chief quartermaster of the corps; the reserve artillery and ammunition trains under Major Houghtaling, chief of artillery, and the pontoners under Lieutenant-Colonel Moore, will be reported to Brigadier General C. C. Walcutt, commanding First Division, and will move under his directions until further orders, his division constituting the train guard. General Morgan, with headquartes, regimental, ambulance, and ammunition trains only, will march at 5 a. m. on the Raleigh road, crossing the bridge over Little River in his own front, and will keep a road leading near the North Carolina Railroad in the direction of Boon Hill, leaving the main river road to Smithfield for the Twentieth Corps. General Baird, with same transportation as above, will follow General Morgan. General Walcutt will move his command in the rear of General Baird, keeping the pontoon train in advance of the other trains. Corps headquarters will move with General Baird's division.

By order of Bvt. Major General J. C. Davis:

A. C. McCLURG,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

ORDERS.] HDQRS. THIRD DIV., TWENTIETH ARMY CORPS,

Near Goldsborough, N. C., April 9, 1865.

Pursuant to orders, this command will be in readiness to march at daybreak to-morrow, the 10th instant, in following order: Third Brigade, First Brigade, battery, trains, Second Brigade, which will cover train that moves with division, i. e., ambulances, tool wagons, and ten guard and one to accompany the trains of the division which follows those of the Second Division in rear of Fourteenth Corps trains.

By command of Bvt. Major General W. T. Ward:

ROBT. E. BEECHER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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