War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0766 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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ticable, and in case they are cut off to destroy them. Give your officer instructions to destroy any rolling-stock which would otherwise fall into enemy's hands; railroad people cannot be trusted for this. Please acknowledge.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

RALEIGH, April 7, 1865.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield:

The instructions to Colonel Whitford were such as you understood and contemplated. Only one report has been received from him, dated March 31, and forwarded to you.

BRAXTON BRAGG.

Return of the effective strength of the Army of Tennessee, April 7, 1865.

Command. Effective Total present. Aggregate

total. present.

Lee's corps. . 3,808 4,798 5,430

Cheatham's 3,346 4,274 4,855

corps. .

Stewart's 1,707 2,259 2,549

corps. .

Total 8,861 11,331 12,834

infantry. .

Kanapaux's 92 111 115

battery. .

Grand total. . 8,953 11,442 12,949

ALEX P. STEWART,

Lieutenant-General, Commanding.

Semi-weekly report of effective strength of cavalry, April 7, 1865.

Command. Total Total present. Aggregate.

effective.

Wheeler's

corps:

Humes' 2,246 2,844 3,032

division. .

Allen's . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

division a. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Total. . 2,246 2,844 3,032

Butler's 1,242 1,517 1,627

division b. .

Grand total. . 3,488 4,361 4,659

a Absent.

b Including First South Carolina Cavalry, Nineteenth Battalion South Carolina Cavalry, Sixth North Carolina, Hart's and Earle's batteries, Young's brigade absent.

H. B. McCLELLAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.