War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0280 Chapter LIX] OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA.

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churches, colleges, asylums, and all institutions of learning and charity. Accept the assurances of my respect and high esteem. I have read the volume sent me and find it interesting.

I am, truly, yours,

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 180. Washington, April 22, 1865.

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20. The resignations of the following-named officers have been accepted by the Presidednt, to take effeckt April 20, 1865: Brigadier General N. C. McLean, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General Gilman Marston, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General James W. Reilly, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General Wiliam Harrow, U. S. Volunteers.

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48. By direction of the President, Bvt. Major General Thomas H. Ruger, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby assigned to duty according to his brevet rank.

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64. By direction of the President, Lieutenant Colonel J. A. Campbell, assistant adjutant-general of the Twenty-third Army Corps, is hereby transferred to the staff of the Army of the Ohio.

65. By direction of the President, Major Theodore Cox, assistant adjutant-general, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby assigned to duty as assistant adjutant-general of the Twenty-third Army Corps, with rank and pay of lieutenant-colonel, under act July 17, 1862.

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73. By direction of the President, Lieutenant Colonel Wiliam Hartsuff, assistant inspector-general of the Twenty-third Army Corps, is hereby transferred to the staff of the Department of North Carolina and Army of the Ohio.

74. By direction of the President, Major T. T. Dow, One hundred and twelfth Illinois Volunteers, is hereby assigned to duty as assistant inspector-general of the Twenty-third Army Corps, with rank and pay of lieutenant-colonel, under act of July 17, 1862.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

W. A. NICHOLS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE TENNESSE, Numbers 97. Raleigh, N. C., April 22, 1865.

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VI. It being reported to these headquarters repeatedly, from sources perfectly reliable, that crimes of the most heinous character are being committed north of Neuse River as far as Fanklinton an beyond, by men purporting to be U. S. soldiers, Liutenant Freeman, aide-