from the major-general commanding, I took a road to the right, leading, via Spencer's plantation, to Wyatt's crossing over the Nottoway River, going into camp at 5 o'clock in the evening at the plantation above mentioned, after having marched twenty-six miles from my camp of last night. My headquarters are at the residence of Mr. Spencer.
I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
C. R. WOODS,
HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
Three Miles Beyond the Nottoway, May 5, 1865.
Lieutenant Colonel MAX WOODHULL,
SIR: I have the honor to report that this division broke camp on the Meherrin River at 5 a. m. and marched in advance, with the First Division in the rear, through Lawrenceville to a point about three miles beyond the Nottoway River, and went into camp about 5 p. m., having made a distance of twenty-seven miles.
I am, sir, yours, very respectfully,
W. B. HAZEN,
HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
Wyatt's Bridge, Va., May 5, 1865.
Lieutenant Colonel MAX. WOODHULL,
Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:
COLONEL; I have the honor to submit the following report of the movement of my division this instant: Breaking camp at 5 a. m. I moved to Randall's Ordinary, thence to the left on the Gaston and Westward Bridge road, crossing Meherrin River and moving one mile and ahalf beyond the same to the Lawrenceville and Belfield road,, which I pursued to the right as far as the intersection with the Petersburg road, upon which I moved my command to Wyatt's Bridge, or Double Bridge, on the Nottoway River, where my command is now in bivouac, having mrched thirty miles. The march was made via Randall's Ordinary, Splatter's Store, and Dillon Shade; the Meherrin River; Reedy and Three Creeks were crossed en route. Unless otherwise ordered, I shall continue my march to-morrow, breaking camp at 6 a. m.
I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
JOHN M. CORSE,
HDQRS. 4TH DIV., 15TH ARMY CORPS, FIELD ORDERS,
Nottoway River, Double Bridge, Va., Numbers 65.
May 5, 1865
I. The division will continue its march to-morrow on Petersburg, Va. Brigades in the order of First, Second, Third; battery and at 6. 30 a. m. General Clark at 6 a. m. and Colonel Rowett at 7 a. m. Reveille at 4. 30 a. m.
By order of Bvt. Major General John M. Corse:
L. H. EVERTS,