RICHMOND, VA., May 5, 1865-4 p. m.
Major General W. T. SHERMAN, or
Endeavor to arrest Governor "Extra" Billy Smith. He is believed to be in North Carolina or on the border of South Carolina. in this observe no department lines.
H. W. HALLECK.
BLACKS AND WHITES, VA., May 5, 1865.
Major T. T. ECKERT:
The Army of Georgia is on line of South Side and Petersburg Railroad to-night. Will be in Richmond Sunday night or Monday morning. Please send me some money there. Have seen none since September.
D. T. BERRY,
Cipher Operator, Army of Georgia.
WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 207.
Washington, May 5, 1865.
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24. Captain Thomas B. Swearingen, assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty in the Department of Pennsylvania, and will report in person without delay to the commanding general Army of the Tennessee for assignment to duty with the Third Brigade, Second Division, Fifteenth Army Corps.
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By order of the Secretary of War:
E. D. TOWNSEND,
SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,
HDQRS. ARMY OF THE TENN., Numbers 107.
Birchett's Bridge, Va., May 6, 1865.
Lieutenant Colonel Allen C. Waterhouse, First Illinois Light Artillery, having reported to these headquarters is hereby assigned to duty as inspoector of artillery for this army, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.
By order of Major General O. O. Howard:
A. M. VAN DYKE,
HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
Spencer's Plantation, Va., May 5, 1865.
Lieutenant Colonel MAX. WOODHULL,
Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:
COLONEL: I respectfully report I left my camp near Tabernacle Church at 4. 30 a. m. to-day, marching out on the direct road toward Pendleton's Bridge over the Meherrin River, crossing in rear of Major-General Hazen. Continuing in rear of this command I marched beyond Doctor Reamy's plantation, where, in accordance with orders received
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