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HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Wyatt's Plantation, Stony Run, Va., May 13, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that in compliance with orders received, moved from my camp near Manchester this forenoon, crossing the James River, and following in light marching order through the city of Richmond the rear of General Hazen's infantry column. Continuing the march toward Hanover Court-House I encamped at 6 p. m. ten miles from Richmond, at the point as indicated at the head of this communication, making my headquarters near Mr. Wyatt's residence.

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

C. R. WOODS,

Brevet Major-General.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Wyatt's Place, May 13, 1865.

Lieutenant-Colonel WOODHULL, Assistant Adjutant-General:

SIR: I have the honor to report the operations of this division since the 10th instant, which are as follows: The division lay in camp near Manchester, Va., the 11th and 12th. On the morning of the 13th it broke camp at 8 o'clock, marching in the center, with the Fourth Division in advance and the First in the rear, and moved across the James and through the city of Richmond, and went into camp about a mile beyond the Chickahominy River at 4. 30 p. m., having marched a distance of about twelve miles.

W. B. HAZEN,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 122.

In the Field, Va., May 13, 1865.

The command will move forward to-morrow as follows: The First Michigan Engineers will start at a sufficiently early an hour to enable them to get across the river with the teams by 7 a. m. The Third Division, Brigadier General R. K. Scott commanding, will follow the First Michigan Engineers. The First Division, Brigadier General M. F. Force commanding, will follow the Third Division. The Fourth Division, Bvt. Major General G. A. Smith commanding, will follow the First Division. The Ninth Illinois Mounted Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel S. T. Hughes commanding, will start at 5 a. m. Unless otherwise ordered from department headquarters, the pontoon bridge will be taken up and will follow in the rear of the command.

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By order of Bvt. Major General M. D. Leggett:

C. CADLE, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF GEORGIA,

Chilesburg, Va., May 13, 1865.

Major General J. C. DAVIS,

Commanding Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs me to say that he desires you will have your two advanced divisions, at least, pass