War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0232 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Beaver Dam Creek, N. C., April 16, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I respectfully report that no change has occurred in my command to-day. I am still encamped near Beaver Dam Creek, with my headquarters located in same position as indicated in my letter of 15th instant.

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

C. R. WOODS,

Brevet Major-General.

HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Morrisville, N. C., April 16, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report the following movements of my division the 15th instant: Breaking camp at 6. 30 a. m. I move to Morrisville, on the North Carolina Railroad, a distance of eighteen miles, passing over the Raleigh and Oxford roads and crossing Sycamore and Crabtree Creeks. One brigade and a portion of my train was left at Crebtree Creek, it being impossible to cross them, owing to the high water and condition of the road, but came forward to this point at an early hour to-day. My division is supplied with half rations until to-morrow night.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN M. CORSE,

Brevet Major-General.

HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Morrisville, N. C., April 16, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that my command has remained in bivouac during the day, occupying the same positions as assumed the 15th instant.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN M. CORSE,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Aven's Ferry, Cape Fear River, N. C., April 16, 1865 - 8. 30 p. m.

Major-General SCHURZ,

Chief of Staff, Army of Georgia:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report, for the informaiton of the general commanding, that Morgan's and Walcutt's divisions are in camp at this place. Baird's division is on the march from Holly Sorings with the supply train of the corps. The pontoons have not yet arrived, but will certainly be here this evening. The river at this point is 250 yards wide; good crossing. The enemy's pickets were