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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 1ST DIV., 14TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 43.

Martha's Vineyard, N. C., April 25, 1865.

I. In accordance with instructions received, directing the consolidation of the Sixty-ninth Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry and Seventy-fourth Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry, the last-named regiment is hereby relieved from duty with Third Brigade, First Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, and from duty with trains of First Division, Fourteenth Army Corps. The commanding officer will report with his regiment to Bvt. Brigadier General G. P. Buell, commanding Second Brigade, without delay.

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J. E. EDMONDS,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. THIRD DIV., FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, N. C., April 25, 1865.

The command will march toward Aven's Ferry, on the Cape Fear River, to-morrow morning in the following order: First, the Second Brigade, starting at 5 o'clock; second, the Third Brigade, falling in rear of Second Brigade; third, the battery; fourth, the trains in usual order; fifth, the First Brigade.

By order of Brevet Major-General Baird:

JOHN W. ACHESON,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Raleigh, N. C., April 25, 1865.

General KILPATRICK, Durham's:

As soon as you have notice at the picket-line of General Johnston's answer to General Sherman's dispatch sent out yesterday you will please telegraph me. It may be that the general will want you to open there and communicate the substance to him by telegraph. Acknowledge receipt of this.

L. M. DAYTON,

Assistant Adjutant-Geneal.

DURHAM'S, April 25, 1865-5 p. m.

Major L. M. DAYTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

The communication from General Johnston has just reached my picket-post. Do you wish me to send it by telegraph? Answer.

J. KILPATRICK,

Brevet Major-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, April 25, 1865.

General KILPATRICK:

I will be up to-morrow. Arrange for me to meet General Johnston to-morrow at 12 m. at the same place as before. Send a note to the picket officer to be telegraphed to Johnston. Answer.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General.