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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF GEORGIA, Numbers 13.

Raleigh, N. C., April 14, 1865.

Captain Mongomery Rochester, U. S. Volunteers, is announced as assistant adjutant-general. During the ensuing campaign Major General Carl Schurz, U. S. Volunteers, will act as chief of staff. They will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By order of Major General H. w. Slocum:

ROBT. P. DECHERT,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF GEORGIA, Numbers 45.

Raleigh, N. C., April 14, 1865.

The following movements are ordered for to-morrow, the 15th instant, viz:

I. Bvt. Major General J. C. Davis, commanding Fourteenth Corps, will move to Aven's Ferry, where he will lay a pontoon bridge and cross his command over the Cape Fear River.

II. Major General J. A. Mower, commanding Twentieth Army Corps will move to the vicinity of Jones's Cross-Roads.

By order of Major General H. W. Slocum:

ROBT. P. DECHERT,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Gray Jones' Cross-Roads, April 14, 1865 - Sunset.

Major DECHERT,

Chief of Staff:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report my command going into camp at this place. We have marched considerably out of our way, being misled by the number of Jones' who give names to cross-roads in this march for that place early in the morning. The Twentieth Corops will save at least five miles by marching direct for Holly Springs.

JEF. C. DAVIS,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. 14TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 31.

Raleigh, April 14, 1865.

The corps will move to-day as follows: General Morgan will march at 7 a. m., taking the most direct road from his present camps to Jones; Cross-Roads. General Walcutt's division, leaving one brigade to guard the city, will follow General Morgan. The brigade remaining will join its division to-day upon being relieved by troops of General Schofield's command. General Baird will take charge of the corps supply trains, and the reserve artillery and trains (which will be reported to him respectively by Captain Remington and Major Houghtaling) and will follow the column, encamping near Jones' Cross-Roads to-night. Corps headquarters will move with General Walcutt's division.

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

A. C. McCLURG,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.