War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0650 OPERTAIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE Numbers 314.

Washington, June 17, 1865.

1. brig. General W. T. Clark, U. S. Volunteers, is relieved from duty with the Army of the Tennessee, and will report in person without delay to Major-General Weitzel, U. S. Volunteers, commanding Twenty-fifth Army Corps, on the coeast of Texas, for assignment to duty in that corps.

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By command of Lieutenant-General grant:

E. D. TOWNSED,

Assistnt Adjutant-General.

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

Raleigh, N. C., June 17, 1865. (Received 12. 15 a. m. 18th.)

Lieutenant General U. S. GRANT,

Washington, D. C.:

I have jsut completed a tour of inspection of my department and will have everything arranged in a few days, when I will start for Washington, as you desire.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,

Raleigh, N. C., June 17, 1865.

Major General J. D. COX,

Greensborough:

I am ordered to Washington and would like to have you come to Raleigh and take command as soon you can leave Greensborough. Can you come on Monday and bring the lists of officers? Let Colonel Cox come with you. Colonel Campbell will go north with me.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 3rd DIV., 23rd ARMY CORPS, Numbers 34.

Greensborough, N. C., June 17, 1865.

A number of regiments of this division are about to be mustered out of the service to go to their different homes and to the friends who are now waiting whit open arms to welscome them back in their midst. Three or mor years ago you left was dear to you to respond to the call madeupon you by the country, to save it from disunion and to overthrow a wicked rebelion. Nobly you rellied around our starry banner and vowed to save it, and by unfurling it over every inch of this great country secure liberty to all and for all time to come. Gallantly have you kept your vow. Through your exertions and deeds of valor our country stands to-day more glorious than ever, the proudest among the proud, and the first amoung the free. When the history of this war shall be written the Third Division of the Twenty-third Army Corps will occupy a place as conspicuous as that of any other organization. Though the general commanding was associated with some of the regiments composing this division but a short time, all the officers