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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF GEORGIA, Numbers 44. Clayton, N. C., April 12, 1865.

I. The Fourteenth and Twentieth Corps will march to-morrow morning, starting at daylight, on the roads used by each to day, in the direction of Raleigh. The train of the Twentieth Corps will follow the Fourteenth Corps, as to-day.

By order of Major General H. W. Slocum:

ROBT. P. DECHERT,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS, HDQRS. 14TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 30.

Clayton Depot, N. C., April 12, 1865.

The march will be resumed upon Raleigh to-morrow, as follows: General Walcutt will move at daylight by the road via Auburn. General Baird will follow General Walcutt, marching at daylight. General Morgan will move at daylight with the trains and will follow the column to Raleigh. Corps headquarters will move with General Baird'd division.

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

A. C. McCLURG,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH CORPS,

Anderson's House, Half a Mile North of swift Creek,

April 12, 1865 - 2. 30 p. m.

Major DECHERT,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that the head of my column has reached this place, and that the whole corps will cross Swift Creek this afternoon and camp here. We have had no opposition whatever to-day. General Kilpatrick's cavalry just preceded me in crossing Swift Creek, and has gone on on this road I am to march on. I am now fourteen miles from Raleigh, and at the point where the road to Gulley's Station leaves the Raleigh and Elevation road.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOS. A. MOWER,

Major-General, Commanding.

ORDERS.] HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH CORPS,

Mrs. Saunders' House, near Swift Creek, N. C.,

April 12, 1865.

This command will march to-morrow to Raleigh in the following order: First Division, Second Division, Third Division. General Williams will start his command promptly at 5 a. m. The other divisions will start in season to keep close up to the commands that precede them. The artillery will have the same positions in the column as to-day, viz, one battery in rear of the advance brigade, one in rear of the advance division, one reporting to General Geary, and one to General Ward to march with their divisions. The Michigan Engineers will precede the column, starting at 4. 30 a. m., and will repair the roads as far as possible. Every effort will be made on the