War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0314 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Raleigh, N. C., April 26, 1865.

Major General O. O. HOWARD,

Commanding, &c.,:

GENERAL: The general-in-chief will again hold an interview with General J. E. Johnston to-day under the same conditions of armistice as on the 18th instant. He therefore directs that you will hold your command at rest, but well in hand, prepared for movement when receiving orders from him.

I am, with respect,

L. M. DAYTON,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Generals Schofield and Slocum.)

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 101.

Raleigh, N. C., April 26, 1865.

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IV. The Seventeenth Army Corps, Major General, F. P. Blair commanding, will move to-morrow to the vicinity of Raleigh, and the troops will go into camp in the same position occupied by them previous to the movement to Jones'.

V. Lieutenant Colonel W. Tweeddale, commanding First Regiment Engineers Missouri Volunteers, will move his bridge train to-morrow to the vicinity of Raleigh, and take same position occupied previous to movement to Jones'.

By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

A. M. VAN DYKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 28.

Raleigh, N. C., April 26, 1865.

I. The troops will be consolidated into three divisions, viz: The First Division, the Second Division, and the Fourth Division, and the following transfer of regiments from the Third Division to the other divisions of the corps is hereby made:

1. To the First Division from the Third Division: Ninety-third Regiment Illinois Infantry Volunteers, Lieutenant Colonel N. C. Buswell commanding; Fourth Regiment Minnesota Infantry Volunteers, Captain L. R. Wellman commanding.

2. To the Second Division from the Third Division: Fifty-sixth Regiment Illinois Infantry Volunteers, Lieutenant Colonel John P. Hall commanding; Tenth Regiment Iowa Infantry Volunteers, Lieutenant Colonel W. H. Silsby commanding; Eightieth Regiment Ohio Infantry Volunteers, Captain Thomas C. Morris commanding; Seventeenth Regiment Iowa Infantry Volunteers, Captain William Horner commanding; First Battalion Twenty-sixth Missouri Infantry Volunteers, Captain T. M. Rice commanding.

3. To the Fourth Division from the Third Division: Sixty-third Regiment Illinois Infantry Volunteers, Captain Joseph R. Stanford commanding; Forty-eighth Regiment Indiana Infantry Volunteers, Captain