War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0252 Chapter LIX] OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA.

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HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Aven's Ferry, Cape Fear River, April 19, 1865.

Major General CARL SCHURZ,

Chief of Staff, Army of Georgia:

GENERAL: For the information of the general commanding, I have the honor to report no change in the position of my troops since yesterday.

I am, very respectfully,

JEF. C. DAVIS,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Aven's Ferry, Cape Fear River, April 19, 1865.

Major General CARL SCHURZ,

Chief of Staff, Army of Georgia:

GENERAL: I have the honor so submit, for the information of the general commanding, that my command haas rations of meat for only three days. The country has been exhausted within foragign distance of this article of subsistence. I have plenty of all other articles.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JEF. C. DAVIS,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Raleigh, N. C., April 19, 1865

Major-General SCHOFIELD,

Commanding, &c.:

GENERAL: You will please order a guard of 150 men, supplied with three day's rations, to report to Colonel W. W. Wright, superintendent U. S. railroads, at the Raleigh and Gaston Depot to-morow morning at daylight. Colonel Wright is going out to reconnoiter the Gaston railroad by order of the general-in-chief.

With respect,

L. M. DAYTON,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDRQS. 23rd ARMY CORPS, Numbers 18. Raleigh, N. C., April 19, 1865.

I. Major L. a. Graty, Sixth Kentucky Cavalry, is hereby relieved from duty as acting assistant inspector-general and announced as acting assistant adujutant-general, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

II. Captain R. C. Taggart, One hundred and fourth Ohio volunteer Infantry, having reported for duty in compliance with Special Orders, Numbers 48, curent series, from these headquarters, is hereby annonced as aciting assistant inspector-general of this division, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By command of Brigadier-General Carter:

H. H. THOMAS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.