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Report of Lieutenant-General Hampton your movements, &c. Sherman commenced to advance rapidly this way this morning, and at 9 was one mile and a half from Boon Hill.

A. ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

BOON HILL, April 10, 1865-8. 30 a. m.

General WHEELER:

Enemy within one miles and a half of Boon's Mill. I am [sic]. Law thinks it a general advance. Carry out previous instructions.

WADE HAMPTON,

Lieutenant-General.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS,

Near Black Creek, April 10, 1865-10. 30 a. m.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield Station:

Enemy's cavalry advanced three miles east of Pikeville.

J. WHEELER,

Lieutenant-General.

(Send also to Brigadier-General Baker, Weldon, and Lieutenant-General Hampton, Boon Hill.)

J. WHEELER.

PINE LEVEL, April 10, 1865.

General WHEELER:

Am holding position at Boon's Mill, on Moccasin Creek stage road. Enemy attacking. Will fall back toward Smithfield, if pressed. Communicate information to General Johnston.

WADE HAMPTON,

Lieutenant-General.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS,

April 10, 1865-4. 10 p. m.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield:

Enemy after crossing Nahunta Swamp, three miles east of the station, have halted, apparently going into camp. Have infantry.

J. WHEELER.

Send also to Lieutenant-General Hampton, Boon's Mill.

J. WHEELER.

NEAR BLACK CREEK STATION,

April 10, 1865-5. 20 p. m.

General BRAXTON BRAGG,

Raleigh:

Enemy advanced about six miles to-day in direction of Smithfield. Prisoners say they are going to Raleigh.

J. WHEELER,

Lieutenant-General.