War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0222 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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[APRIL 15, 1865. - For Grant to Sheridan in relation to co-operation with General Sherman, see Vol. XLIV, Part III, p. 760.]

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Raleigh, N. C., April 15, 1865.

Major General C. SCHURZ, U. S. Volunteers:

GENERAL: Yours of date April 14, to Major-General Sherman, has been received by him, and he directs me to answer as follows:

The matter upon which you communicate rest entirely with Major-General Schofield, the department commander, with whom you may confer in person, if you so desire. If General Schofield desires your services in the capacity spoken of, and will make application to that effect, the proper order of transfer or assignment will be made.

I have the honor to bem with respect, &c.,

L. M. DAYTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MORRISVILLE, N. C., Aptil 15, 1865.

Major General W. T. SHERMAN:

We arrived here about noon. General Kilpatrick had left; gone in the direction of Chapel Hill. General Blair furnished Major McCoy with a horse and escort. He went out to see him. Generals Corse and Logan are here; General Blair's headquarters about three miles back on the railroad. We are waiting with the train for the major to return.

Very respectfully,

C. G. EDDY.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Raleigh, N. C., April 15, 1865.

Major McCOY,

Durham's Station:

Stay with General Kilpatrick till you get Johnston's answer. Let me know, day or night, when it is come, for I may have its contents telegraphed and may answer it by telegraph. Have Eddy move his case and instrument up to you.

SHERMAN,

Major-General.

HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Beaver Dam Creek, N. C., April 15, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I respectfully report that no chance has occurred in my position since my letter of last night.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. R. WOODS,

Brevet Major-General.