War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0672 OPERATIONS 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 345.

Washington, June 30, 1865.

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6. Major General J. D. Cox, U. S. Volunteers, will report to Major-General Ord, U. S. Volunteers, for assignment to the command of the District of Ohio, with headquarters at Columbus, Ohio. His assistant adjutant-general, Lieutenant Colonel Theodore Cox, will accompany him.

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By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

RALEIGH, June 30, 1865.

Major-General TERRY,

Richmond, Va. ;

I have succeeded in arresting Colonel Northrop, late Commissary-General of Subsistence, Confederate States, and wills end him to Richmond on train to-morrow a. m.

T. H. RUGER,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

HILTON HEAD, June 30, 1865.

(Received 2. 45 p. m. July 1.)

SECRETARY OF WAR:

The papers taken at Columbia will be forwarded to Washington, but not many were found there.

Q. A. GILLMORE,

Major-General.

WASHINGTON, June 30, 1865-2. 30 p. m.

Major General Q. A. GILLMORE,

Commanding Department, Charleston, S. C.:

You will please, upon receipt of this telegram and the one accompanying it, addressed to General Vogdes,* forward the latter to General Vogdes by special messenger, who will be instructed by you to remain for reply, and as soon as it is prepared to convey it without delay to this Department.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WASHINGTON, June 30, 1865-2. 30 p. m.

Brigadier General ISRAEL VODGES,

Jacksonville, Fla.:

Certain boxes, containing papers and effects of Jeff. Davis, seized by your order in Florida, have reached the War Department. They appear to have been opened and ransacked before they were forwarded by you. You will please report to this Department all the facts in relation to the seizure and examination of these papers and their trans-

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