War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0448 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Proctor's Creek, Va., May 9, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX WOODHULL, A. A. G., Fifteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I respectfully report that in compliance with instructions received I left my camps near Petersburg at 7 a. m. this morning, and moved in light order with my infantry column through the city and across the Appomattox on the direct road to Richmond, my division being reviewed by the general commanding the army while marching through the city. Continuing ten miles beyond the river I encamped on Proctor's Creek at 2 p. m., on the ground assigned me, establishing my headquarters near those of the Fifteenth Army Corps.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant

C. R. WOODS,

Brevet Major-General.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Proctor's Creek, Va., May 9, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX. WOODHULL, Assistant Adjutant-General

SIR: I have the honor to report the operations of this command since the 6th instant, which are as follows: On the 7th the division moved its camp from Picter's Run to within a mile of Petersburg. Monday the 8th, it lay in camp. On the 9th it moved from camp about 9. 30 a. m. marching in the rear, with the First and Fourth Division in advance in that order and while passing through the city of Petersburg were reviewed by Major-General Howard. The division went into camp on Proctor's Creek about 3 p. m., having marched a distance of eleven miles.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. B. HAZEN,

Major-General.

HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Proctor's Creek, Va., May 9, 1865

Lieutenant Colonel MAX. WOODHULL, Asst. Adjt. General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that I have moved my division this instant from the vicinity of Petersburg to Proctor's Creek, a distance of twelve miles, pursuing the Petersburg and Richmond pike and crossing the Appomattox River and Old Town and Swift Creek, arriving at Proctor's Creek at 2 p. m., where my command is in bivouac.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servnat,

JOHN. M. CORSE

Brevet Major-General.

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HEADQUARTERS FOURTH DIVISION. FIELD ORDERS,

FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 69.

Proctor's Creek, Va., May 9, 1865.

I. This division will continue this march to Manchester, Va., to-morrow, breaking camp at 7. 30 a. m. Brigades in the order of First, Second, Third. Battery and trains in their usual order.

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

L. H. EVERTS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.