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HEADQUATERS FOURTH DIVISION, FIELD ORDERS,

FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 74.

Hanover Court-House, Va., May 15, 1865.

I. The troops of this division will be in readiness to move at 10. 30 a. m. Brigades in the order of First, Second, Third. Battery following the leading brigade. Trains will follow respective brigades. The general (call) will be sounded at these headquaters fifteen minutes before the command is to move.

II. This division will march on the direct road to Bowling Green at 5 a. m. to-morrow, the 16th instant. Brigades in the order of Second, Third, First. Battery following the leading brigade. Brigade trains directly in rear of their respective commands. Received at 3. 30 a. m.

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

L. H. EVERTS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 124.

Massaponax Church, Va., May 15, 1865.

The command will move forward to-morrow morning at 5 o'clock. The First Michigan Engineers, Major M. Grant commanding, will have the advance. The First Division, Brigadier General M. F. Force commanding, will follow the First Michigan Engineers. The pontoon train will follow the First Division. The Fourth Division, Bvt. Major General G. A. Smith commanding, will follow the pontoon train. The Third Division, Brigadier General R. K. Scott commanding, will follow the Fourth Division.

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

C. CADLE, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Black Walnut Run, May 15, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel A. C. McCLURG,

Asst. Adjt. General and Chief of Staff, Fourteenth Army Crops:

COLONEL: I am encamped on the above-named run, having marched seventeen miles to-day. My camp-ground is magnificent and water excellent. My headquarters are near Mr. Hatch's house. This is but seven miles from the river, and if it is possible that I cannot cross to-morrow, I would prefer remaining here. I can reach the bridge any time within three hours. Everybody well and doing fine. I was detained some to-day by the trains in front of me. Everything in camp at 6 o'clock.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

CHAS. C. WALCUTT,

Brigadier-General.

ORDERS.] HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH CORPS,

United States Ford, Va., May 15, 1865.

This corps will march to-morrow toward Alexandria in the following order: Second Division, First Division, Third Division. The artillery and corps supply trains will have the positions in the column as heretofore designated. General Geary will start at 4. 30 a. m., the other