War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0790 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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HEADQUARTERS,

In the Field, April 11, 1865.

Lieutenant-General STEWART,

Commanding Corps:

GENERAL: General Johnston directs that the execution of all men sentenced to death in your command be suspended till further orders. Mabery, Knight, Parker, and one other (McJair, I think) are ordered to be shot to-day. General Johnston wishes the execution of sentence suspended in all these cases.

Very respectfully, general, your obedient servant,

JOS. B. CUMMING,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEAR BLACK CREEK STATION, April 11, 1865-6 a. m.

Lieutenant-General HAMPTON,

Boon's Mill:

Enemy have ceased to move in this direction. All appear to have turned toward Smithfield. To what point shall I move?

J. WHEELER.

NEAR BLACK CREEK STATION,

April 11, 1865-8. 30 a. m.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield:

Scouts think the corps marching on enemy's right is the Fifteenth. They could not see or hear of any artillery.

J. WHEELER.

NEAR BLACK CREEK STATION,

April 11, 1865-8. 30 a. m.

General J. E. JOHNSTON:

Enemy have ceased to move up the Weldon railroad. They started this morning toward Smithfield.

J. WHEELER,

Lieutenant-General.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS,

Near Black Creek Station, Wilmington and Weldon Railroad,

April 11, 1865-10 a. m.

General J. E. JOHNSTON:

I am mowing to Battle Bridge, leaving one small brigade to wach enemy. All trains have been sent as previously directed. I am in communication with General Baker.

J. WHEELER,

Lieutenant-General.

GREENSBOROUGH, April 12, 1865-12. 50 p. m.

General BEAUREGARD:

General Iverson reports that the mail rider was captured by the enemy at or near Shallow Ford, and released. He reports that Stone-