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HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA, ARMY OF THE OHIO,

In the Field, N. C., April 13, 1865 - 7 a. m.

Major General J. D. COX,

Commanding Twenty-third Army Corps:

GENERAL: I have directed General Terry to halt where your columns meet until the entire train and artillery have passed him. Please have a staff officer who is familiar with the trains to inform General Terry when the rear is past. I will order the trains left at Turner's Bridge to join us by the road taken by the Twentieth Corps.

Very respectfully,

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,

Raleigh, N. C., April 13, 1865 - 3. 30 p. m.

Major General COX,

Commanding Twenty-third Army Corps:

GENERAL: The commanding general directs that you camp whenever you think you have made a good day's march. Have your trains parked closely, in order that General Terry may get up as near as possible. You will probably be able to reach the point where the road you are now on intersects the Fayetteville road, but you can stop whenever you think you have marched far enough. Army headquarters are in this city.

Very respectfully,

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, 23rd ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, April 13, 1865.

This division will move this morning at 6. 30 o'clock, in the following order: Second Brigade, Third Brigade, Elgin Battery, ambulance train, ammunition train, baggage train. Brevet Brigadier-General Stiles, commanding First Brigade, will detail one regiment as rear-guard, five companies of which will march with the train, to assist it over bad roads, and five companies will march in rear of the train.

By command of Brigadier General Thomas H. Ruger:

HENRY A. HALE,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA, ARMY OF THE OHIO,

In the Field, N. C., April 13, 1865 - 7 a. m.

Major General A. H. TERRY,

Commanding Tenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: When you reach the point where General Cox strikes the Raleigh road, halt there and let all the trains and reserve artillery pass you, and then follow on. Kilpatrick has passed ahead of us toward Raleigh, and if he has left any rebel cavalry south of us it may