War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0784 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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NEAR BLACK CREEK STATION,

April 10, 1865-5. 30 p. m.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield Station;

Enemy have stopped moving up Weldon railroad. Appear to be moving in direction of Smithfield.

J. WHEELER.

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

J. WHEELER.

NEAR BLACK CREEK STATION,

April 10, 1865-7. 10 p. m.

General BRAXTON BRAGG,

Raleigh:

Enemy advanced toward Smithfield to-day. They say they are goinng to Raleigh.

J. WHEELER,

Lieutenant-General.

NEAR SMITHFIELD, N. C., April 10, 1865-10 a. m.

Major C. S. CARRINGTON,

Tarborough:

Enemy has moved westward. Move all your trains westward.

J. E. JOHNSTON.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS,

April 10, 1865-12 m.

Major C. S. CARRINGTON,

Tarborough:

There appers to be a general advance of the enemy. All trains collecting supplies should be moved westward.

J. WHEELER,

Lieutenant-General.

Send also to Major W. E. Moore, Smithfield.

J. WHEELER.

RALEIGH, April 10, 1865.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield:

The brigades over Haw River, except at the railroad crossing, have been carried away by flood. I have ordered one built on the Pittsborough road, but my working force is very small. There are no fords and the ferries are very inferior.

BRAXTON BRAGG.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA, Numbers 26.

Raleigh, April 10, 1865.

Many and urgent complaints have been made at these headquarters recently of hindrane and delay in getting business transacted in the