War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0658 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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

Raleigh, N. C., June 19, 1865.

Major-General HALLECK, Richmond, Va.:

Your dispatch of yesterday is received. I have ordered a force to Halifax to relieve General Terry's troops, and have directed that the naval property be turned over to the naval commander.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

RICHMOND, June 19, 1865.

Major-General SCHOFIELD:

General Halleck tells me that troops from this department are occupying Halifax and Weldon in accordance with his direction. I have directed General Hartsuff to withdraw them as soon as troops come up there to protect the public property there.

ALF. H. TERRY,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA,

ARMY OF THE OHIO, Numbers 95.

Raleigh, N. C., June 19, 1865.

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7. Brigadier-General Heath will send a company of cavalry to Halifax, N. C., and relieve troops of the Department of Virginia now on duty at that place. All property at Halifax connected with the navy-yard, and which may be desired by the naval forces, will be turned over to the naval commander at that station.

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10. Brigadier General Thomas T. Heath, commanding Third Brigade, cavalry command, will detail a company of cavalry to report to Bvt. Major General C. J. Paine, commanding District of Beaufort, New Berne, N. C., for duty as escort.

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By command of Major-General Schofield:

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Lieutenant-General and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA,

ARMY OF THE OHIO, Numbers 96.

Raleigh, N. C., June 19, 1865.

Company G, Seventh Ohio Cavalry, is hereby relieved from duty as escort at these headquarters, and will be mustered out of service and sent to Camp Dennison, Ohio, for final payment and discharge, under the provisions of General Orders, Numbers 94, current series, War Department, Adjutant-General's Office. In taking leave of this company I desire to tender my thanks to the officers and men for their uniform soldierly bearing, obedience to orders, and the prompt manner in which they have at all times discharged the duties intrusted to them. The same qualities carried into civil life will assuredly bring them success wherever they may be.

By comand of Major-General Schofield:

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.