War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0390 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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HEADQUARTERS FOURTH DIVISION, FIELD ORDERS

FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, No. 64.

Quarles' Swamp, Va., May 4, 1865.

I. The march of this division will be continued to-morrow via Westward Bridge, breaking camp at 5 a. m. Brigades in the order of Third, First, Second. Battery and trains in their usual order. Reveille at 3. 30 a. m.

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

L. H. EVERTS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Robinson's Ford, N. C., May 4, 1865.

Major-General BLAIR,

Commanding Seventeenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: For some unaccountable reason the bridge is not quite completed, and your crossing will probably be delayed for some time. I am directed by the general to say that he will notify you as soon as the bridge is completed and the troops commence crossing.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. M. VAN DYKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS, No. 113.

Milam's Plantation, N. C., May 4, 1865.

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V. The command will move forwarded to the bridge this p. m., and if the trains of the corps are not over will mass near the bridge. The First Michigan Engineers will cross in advance as soon as the trains are across, and will move forward on the Lawrenceville road. The First Division will move to the river at 3 p. m. The Fourth Division will follow the First Division. The Third Division will follow the Fourth Division.

VI. The First Division, Brigadier General M. F. Force commanding, will have the advance to-morrow, and will move forward at daylight. The Fourth Division, Bvt. Major General G. A. Smith, commanding, will follow the First Division, moving as soon as practicable after his men get their breakfast. The Third Division, Bvt. Major General M. D. leggett commanding, will follow the Fourth Division, taking time for breakfast. The pontoon train will follow the Third Division. The First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics will follow the pontoon train. The train of Military Division of the Mississippi will move with these headquarters, which start at 4. 30 a. m.

By command of Major General F. P. Blair:

C. CADLE, Jr.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, 14TH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., May 4, 1865.

The division will march to-morrow morning at 5. 30 o'clock in the following order: First, the Third Brigade; second, the battery; third, the