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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., 15TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 24.

Near Hanover Court-House, Va., May 14, 1865.

I. Captain William Zickerick, Twelfth Wisconsin Battery, is hereby announced as chief of artillery for this division, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By order of Bvt. Major General C. R. Woods:

FRED. H. WILSON,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Hanover Court-House, Va., May 14, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

SIR: I have the honor to report that this division broke camp beyond the Chickahominy at 4. 30 a. m. and moved to Hanover Court-House, a distance of nine miles, where it halted on account of the Seventeenth Corps occupying the pontoon across the Pamunkey, and finally went into camp about 4 p. m.

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

W. B. HAZEN,

Major-General.

HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Hanover Court-House, Va., May 14, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report the following movements of my division on the 13th instant: Breaking camp at 6 a. m. I moved through Richmond upon the Brookton pike, pursuing the same a distance of ten miles in the direction of Hanover Court-House; thence to the left, on the Ashland road, to the vicinity of Ashland, where I again changed the direction of my march to the right, upon the Ashland and Hanover Court-House road, traversing the same as far as Purdy's plantation, near which I placed my command in bivouac at 6 p. m., having marched nineteen miles. Brook Creek and Stony Run and Chickahominy River were crossed en route. The roads, after leaving the main and direct route to Hanover Court-House, were almost impassable. Brigade trains being compelled to pursue another road in consequence, and not being able to join the division during the night, a large number of officers were thus deprived of bedding and subsistence for the night.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN M. CORSE,

Brevet Major-General.

HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Hanover Court-House, Va., May 14, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that I have moved my command from near Purdy's plantation to Hanover Court-House, a distance