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officer will be at the market-house on Fayetteville street. After passing the reviewing officer the troops will take a step sufficiently quick to prevent any possibility of a stoppage in front of the reviewing officer, and march directly to their camps via the street on which General Slocum's headquarters are situated, or one parallel and near to it. All commanding officers will see that their men are cleanly and uniformly dressed and all equipments, &c., in the very best order. The bands will be instucted to play while passing in review only the most fmiliar airs, in which the time is most strongly marked. No fancy or operatic music should be played. In passing the reviewing officerall officers will salute with the saber.

By command of Major General Joseph A. Mower:

H. W. PERKINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MOREHEAD CITY, April 21, 1865.

Major-General SCHOFIELD, Raleigh:

SIR: I am in possession of important facts concernig the assassination of the President. Know some of the parties. They had charge of me while prisoner at Andersonville, Ga. Please send order for me to report to chief at Washington, D. C. Please answer by telegraph; no time to be lost.

H. C. HIGGINSON,

Major and Secret Service Officer.

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

RAleigh, April 21, 1865-4,05 p. m.

Mr. H. C HIGGINSON, Morehead City:

Your case has been turned over to the post commandant at Morehead.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Raleigh, N. C., April 21, 1865.

General BRIDGE, Goldsborough:

Notify General Prince that all bridges over Neuse River have been destroyed but the one known on our maps as Hinton's Bridge. He had therefore better send a pioneer party in advance of his command to build a trestle-bridge at Smithfield. He will find plenty of material there by using houses.

L. M. DAYTON,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

GOLDSBOROUGH, April 21, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel J. A. CAMPBELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, RAleigh:

I have just received a communication by flag of truce from Stephen D. Pool, colonel, commanding Tenth Regiment North Carolina Troops, proposing to surrender his command. The officers with the flag are authorized to negotiate rerms. I respectfully ask instructions.

H. W. BRIDGE,

Brevet Major-General.