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ORDERS.] HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH CORPS,

Mr. Hendricks' House, near South Anna River, Va., May 12, 1865.

This command will march to-morrow to Anderson's Bridge over North Anna River in the same order as in the march of to-day. The First Division will start at 5 a. m., the others following at suitable intervals. The pontoon train will start at 4 a. m., and will precede the column to the North Anna River, constructing a bridge there should one be needed.

By command of Major General Joseph A. Mower:

H. W. PERKINS,

Brevet Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

RALEIGH, N. C., May 12, 1865--11 a. m.

Lieutenant-General GRANT,

Washington, D. C.:

The rebel Governor Magrath, of South Carolina, is at Spartanburg and can be arrested if it is desired.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

WASHINGTON, May 12, 1865--7 p. m.

Major-General SCHOFIELD:

Arrest the governor of South Carolina if you can. Hold him at New Berne or Wilmington for further orders.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

LEXINGTON, May 12, 1865.

Lieutenant-Colonel CAMPBELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Greensborough, N. C.:

Governor Magrath, of South Carolina, is reported to be still at Spartanburg. Do you desire his arrest? I can effect it. In a few days it may be impossible to do so.

J. KILPATRICK,

Major-General, Commanding Cavalry.

RALEIGH, May 12, 1865.

Major-General KILPATRICK,

Lexington, N. C.:

Arrest Governor Magrath, of South Carolina, if you can, and send him here under guard.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA, ARMY OF THE OHIO,

Raleigh, N. C., May 12, 1865.

Major General W. T. SHERMAN,

Commanding Military Div. of the Mississippi, Washington, D. C.:

GENERAL: I send you by a special messenger the rolls of General J. E. Johnston's army, surrendered to you by the convention of April

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