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to the left, and known as the Shady Grove road. Reaching the latter point about 4 p. m. I continued some two miles farther to my present camp-ground, on Fishing Creek, locating my headquarters near the creek crossing and covering the road on either side the streams with my troops. The troops have marched twenty-three miles since morning, and without any noticeable falling out. My commissary is bying subsistence stores in abundance from the country, so that my men will be well fed.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. R. WOODS,

Brevet Major-General.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Shady Grove, May 2, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

SIR: I have the honor to report that this division broke camp at Louisburg about 8. 30 a. m., marching in the rear of the Fourth Division. The division went into camp near Shady Grove about 4. 30 p. m., having made a distance of twenty miles.

W. B. HAZEN,

Major-General.

HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Owen's Creek, N. C., May 2, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to submit the following as a report of the movements of my division this intant: Breaking camp near Tar River at 5 a. m. sharp I moved, via Shady Grove, the Owen's Creek, crossing Sandy Creek and Big and Little Shocco Creek, and going into bivouac on Owen's Creek at 5 p. m. having marched twenty-five miles.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN. M. CORSE,

Brevet Major-General.

SPECIAL

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH DIVISION, FIELD ORDERS

FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, No. 62.

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

I. This division will continue its march to-morrow to Roanoke River via Warrenton, breaking camp at 5 a. m. sharp. Brigades in the order of First, Second, Third. Battery and trains in their usual order and positions. In passing through the village of Warrenton, brigade commanders will please observe the same order, and march their troops equally as well as when passing through Louisburg, which the general commanding is pleased to say was highly commendable.

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

L. H. EVERTS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.