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RALEIGH, N. C., May 4, 1865.

Major-General HALLECK:

I have heard nothing of General Wright's troops at Greensborough or elsewhere in North Carolina, but have telegraphed to General Cox, who is in command at Greensborough, to communicate with him if in the State about the withdrawal of his troops into Virginia.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General, Commanding.

RALEIGH, N. C., May 4, 1865-4. 15 p. m.

Major-General HALLECK:

General Sherman started for Charleston and Savannah on the 28th of April. His army started for Richmond on the 30th. General Howard move via Warrenton, Lawrenceville, and Petersburg, and General Slocum via Boydton and Nottoway Court-House. I understood they expected to reach Richmond about the 12th instant. I don't know about their supplies, but Generals Easton and Beckwith were ordered to Richmond to make preparation to receive the army.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

RALEIGH, N. C., May 4, 1865-8. 20 p. m.

Major General H. W. HALLECK:

Colonel Norris, Confederate Commissioner of Exchange vice Colonel Ould, desires permission to visit Richmond with three associates to consult with you or Colonel Mulford. What answer shall I give him?

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

RICHMOND, VA., May 4, 1865.

(Received 9. 20 a. m. 5th.)

Major-General SCHOFIELD,

Raleigh:

Hold Colonel Norris and have his papers thoroughly examined. Colonel Ould has been arrested and placed in prison for having converted funds and supplies sent our prisoners to private use. Investigate this question in your department and arrest all persons implicated.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General, Commanding.

RELEIGH, N. C., May 4, 1865.

Major-General HALLECK:

W. A. Graham, John A. Gilmer, and Bedford Brown, of North Carolina, desire to go to Washington to see the President concerning political affairs. Does the President want to see them?

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.