War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0372 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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North Carolina, will go to Richmond to meet my army, which will being to arrive there about the 12th instant. I should like to have orders meet me there. Inasmuch as the command of the Departments of South and North Carolina were conferred on me to facilitate my operations in the field, and as these are concluded, I shall abstiain from exercising further command, except over the four corps marching from Raleigh for Richmond.

I am, with respect, yours, truly,

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, No. 199.

Washington, May 2, 1865.

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37. Brigadier General W. P. Carlin, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty with the First Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, Army of Georgia.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

W. A. NICHOLS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, No. 111.

Warrenton, N. C., May 2, 1865.

I. The corps will move to-morrow to Robinson's Ferry, on the Roanoke River. The movement will be substantially on two roads.

1. Brevet Major-General Corse, commanding Fourth Division, breaking camp at 5 a. m. will move through Warrenton on the main and direct Robinson's Ferry road. The pontoon train will be moved in advance of his column, breaking camp at 4 a. m.

2. Brevet Major-General Woods, commanding First Division, will move to the right of General Corse to the intersection of the Warrenton and Littleton road, which road will cross, leaving Warrenton to the left and moving on country roads to the Warrenton and Gaston Ford road, thence to the river. On nearing the river he will bear toward Robinson's Ferry.

3. Major-General Hazen, commanding Second Division, will follow the Fourth Division. Corps and department headquarters will move with the mounted infantry, which will precede the column, breaking camp at a proportionally early hour.

By order of Major General John A. Logan:

MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Near Fishing Creek, N. C., May 2, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX WOODHUL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that at an early hour this morning I left my camp at Cypress Creek, marching via the Halifax road toward Shady Grove. Leaving this road, at a plantation of a Mrs. Alston, some ten miles form last night's camp, I took a [road] leading