War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0850 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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GREENSBOROUGH, April 28, 1865-8 p. m.

Brigadier General R. H. ANDERSON,

Hillsborough:

General Johnston desires your telegraph office to be a receiving office for messages from the Federals. Let Federal officers who come on duty pass this way, but none others for the present.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

OFFICE DISBURSING QUARTERMASTER, ARMY OF TENN.,

Greensborough, N. C., April 28, 1865.

[Colonel E. J. HARVIE:]

COLONEL: I have the honor herewith to submit a statement of coin received and transferred for distribution to the officers and men of the army according to the best date to be obtained. The army was estimated as follows, and distribution made accordingly:

Number of Amount per Amount.

men. man.

Hardee's corps. 8,510 $1. 17 48/100 $9,988. 55

Stewart's corps. 7,817 1. 17 48/100 9,183. 41

Lee's corps. 5,152 1. 17 48/100 6,052. 56

Cavalry. 8,550 1. 17 48/100 10,044. 54

Reserve 835 1. 17 48/100 980. 95

Artillery.

Army 310 1. 17 48/100 364. 15

headquarters.

Palmer's 300 1. 17 48/100 a 247. 50

battalion.

Hospitals. 700 . . . . a 737. 75

Total men. 32,174 . . . 37,609. 44

Additional . . . . . . . 70. 52

amount over and

above estimate.

37,679. 96

a Part pay.

Original amount received. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $37,800. 00

Amount paid out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37,679. 96

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I certify the above is correct.

W. H. GOVAN,

Major and Quartermaster.

QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE,

Greensborough, April 28, 1865.

T. J. SUMNER,

Superintendent Company's Shops:

Since my dispatch General Johnston has concluded to send thirten of the forty-eight cars from here loaded with cotton for New Berne, and wishes the train to leave here between 9 and 10 o'clock, instead of at daylight. Please have engine here large enough to carry the thirteen cars, and have the other thirty-five ready at Shops to go on with this train without delay. Answer at once.

SAML. R. CHISMAN,

Major and Quartermaster.