War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0415 Chapter LIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

Search Civil War Official Records

entire train. Inasmuchas the mardch will not be a long one, it is earnestly desired that tbrigade commanders will keep their columsn well closed up. Reveille at 3. 30 a. m.

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

L. H. EVERTS.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS. Numbers 115.

Dinwiddie Court-House, Va., May 6, 1865

The command will move forward to-morrow morning at 5 o'clock, in the sme order as to-day.

By command of Major General F. P. Blair:

C. CADLE, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. 14TH ARMY CORPS. No. 40.

Swift Creek, Va., May 6, 1865.

The movements of the corps will be to-morrow as follows: The column will move at daylight in its present order of march and will encamp near the James River on this side of Manchester in positions which will be designated by the corps inspector, Lieutenant-Colonel Litchfield. The troops will, as soon as possible, be prepared to march in review through the streets of Richmond, and in no case, without the written permit of division commanders, will officers, or men be permitted to visit the city until thus marched through it in review.

By order of Bvt. Major General J. C. Davis:

A. C. McCLURG,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff

ORDERS.] HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH CORPS.

Mitchell's House, Va., May 6, 1865.

This corps will march to-morrow to Bevill's Bridge in the same order as to-day, starting at 4. 30 a. m. The divisions will encamp near together. The camps will be designated by a staff officer from these headquarters.

By command of Major-General Mower:

H. W. PERKINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MOREHEAD CITY, May 6, 1865.

Major-General SCHOFIELD:

We are weather bound here. Will not leave until the storm is over. Have you any news?

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General.

RALEIGH, May 6, 1865.

Major-General SHERMAN:

I am sorry you have so bad weather. Better come up here where the weather is fine. All quiet. Nothing new, except that Chief Justice