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Academy at West Point, on the day of the receipt of this order, in commemoration of the surrender of General R. E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia to Lieutenant-General Grant and the army under his command. Report of the receipt and execution of this order to be made to the Adjutant-General, Washington.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

By command of Major General Q. A. Gillmore:

W. L. M. BURGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH, Hilton Head, S. C., April 29, 1865.

Bvt. Major General C. GROVER,

Commanding Dristrict of Savannah:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding desires that you have upon Daufuskie Island two companies of that portion of your command now there, numbering in the aggregate about 100 men, and withdraw the remainder of the force sent there to Savannah.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ED. N. KIRK TALCOTT,

Lieutenant and Aide-de-Camp.

SPECIAL

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH DIVISION,

FIELD ORDERS

Hilton Head, S. C., April 29, 1865.

Bvt. Major General C. GROVER,

Commanding District of Savannah:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding desires that you have upon Daufuskie Island two companies of that portion of your command now there, numbering in the aggregate about 100 men, and withdraw the remainder of the force sent there to Savannah.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ED. N. KIRK TALCOTT,

Lieutenant and Aide-de-Camp.

SPECIAL

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH DIVISION,. FIELD ORDERS

FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, No. 60.

Near Neuse River, N. C., April 20, 1865.

VI. The troops of this division will march at 7 a. m. to-morrow, continuing on Louisburg road. Brigades in the order of Second Third, First. Two brigades in advance, one in rear of train. Battery in rear of leading brigade. Trains the same as on the 20th instant, except brigade trains, which will alternate in the column the same as their respective commands. The attention of brigade commanders is respectfully invited to Special Field Orders, No. 59, current series, from these headquarters, adn it is hoped that it will be fully complied with. Officers of the provost detail will report promptly. In camping at night no fencing of any description will be used for fuel.

By order of Bvt. Major General John M. Corse:

L. H. EVERTS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS, No. 110.

In the Field, N. C., April 30, 1865.

The command will cross Tar River to-morrow at Linn's Bridge. The Ninth Illinois Mounted Infantry will move forward at 6 a. m. The First Michigan Engineers will follow the Ninth Illinois Mounted Infantry and will place the road in repair. The Third Division, Bvt. Major General M. D. Leggett, commanding, will follow the First Michigan Engineers, moving at 6. 30 a. m. The bridge train will move next after the train of the Third Division. The First Division, Brigadier General M. F. Force commanding, will follow the bridge train. The train of the