War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0837 Chapter LIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -CONFEDERATE.

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WAR DEPARTMENT,

Charlotte, N. C., April 25, 1 865.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Greensborough, N. C.:

GENERAL: Should you think it impracticable to move off the infantry and artillery, allow Lieutenant-General Hampton to receive such of the men of those arms as may desire to join the cavalry service, together with such transportation and other animals as they require.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN C. BRECKINRDIGE,

Secretary of War.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 25, 1865.

Honorable J. C. BRECKINRDIGE,

Secretary of War:

The officers' names shall be sent.

J. E. JOHNSTON,

General.

[Indorsement. *]

They did not come.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

Near Greensborough, N. C., April 25, 1865.

Corps commanders will order the troops of their commands to prepare two days' rations, to include the 26th and 27th instant.

By command of General Johnston:

KINLOCH FALCONER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

April 25, 1865-5 p. m.

Lieutenant-General STEWART,

Commanding Corps:

General Johnston directs me to say your corps will move to-morrow morning at 11 o'clock on Salisbury, by the road running nearest to the railroad.

Respectfully, &c.,

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

April 25, 1865-5 p. m.

Lieutenant-General HARDEE,

Commanding Corps:

GENERAL: General Johnston directs me to say that your corps will move to-morrow morning at 11 o'clock on Salisbury, by the road indicated to your engineer officer, Captain Gregorie, by Major Johnson.

Respectfully, &c.,

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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*In the handwriting of General Breckinridge.

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