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about a mile north of Po River. The general desires that, if you find that it will not be too much for your men, that you com eon and encamp on the south side of the Po. If you think it best not to march so far you can encamp on the Ta River. General Ward will encamp in rear of you. All the ground available on the north side of the Po will be occupied by the First Division.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. W. PERKINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

RICHMOND, VA., May 14, 1865.

Major-General SCHOFIELD:

The attention of the Government has several times been called to the importance of establishing mail facilities of Virginia and North Carolina. Can you give me any information of the whereabouts of Colonel William C. P. Breckinridge's rebel cavalry, a son of the Rev. Robert J. Breckinridge, Danville, Ky.?

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., May 14, 1865.

Colonel W. M. WHERRY:

I have possession of loads of the late institution, consisting of all the rebel War Department documents, together with their captured flags. I start for Raleigh at 7 o'clock to-morrow morning.

C. P. WASHBURN,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Quartermaster.

RALEIGH, May 14, 1865.

Major-General COX,

Greensborough:

Is the communication now open by rail from Greensborough to Richmond? Do the cars run regularly?

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, 23rd ARMY CORPS,

Charlotte, N. C., May 14, 1865.

Headquarters First Division, Twenty-third Army Corps, are established at the U. S. Branch Mint; the division hospital at the Military Institute in this place.

By command of Bvt. Major General Thomas H. Ruger:

HENRY A. HALE,

Assistant Adjutant-General of Volunteers.

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, TWENTY-THIRD ARMY CORPS,

Goldsborough, N. C., May 14, 1865.

Colonel O. W. STERL,

Commanding First Brigadier, Third Div., Twenty-third Army Corps:

I am directed by the general commanding to say that inasmuch as Captain Brown knows and has all the information in regard to the

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