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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF TENNSSEE,

Numbers 19.

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

The follolwing promotins are annoucned, in accordnace with a recent law, to take effect from its date:

First Lieuts. Wade Hampton, Jr., and R. J. Manning, and Second Lieutenant F. H. Wigfall, aides- de- camp to General Johnston, to be majors.

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By command of Geneal Johnson:

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

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

I. Corps commaqnders willimmediately send to the ordnance officer at Greensborough, under charge of ordnance officers, four- fifths of the small- arms, accounterments, and ammunition in tier commands.

II. The field trasportation of the army belongs to the troops, and at the end of the march will be fairly distributed amongst the officrs and men of each organization.

By command of Geenral Johsnton:

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GREENSBOROUGH, April 28, 1865.

Colonel HOKE,

Charlotte:

Call on nearest cavalry officer for a trusty guard, in General Johston's name, and report what cavalry forces are in yur nighborhood.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistan Adjutant- General.

GREENSBOROUGH, April 28, 1865.

Colonel CREWS,

Commanding Cavalry, Salisbury:

Move to neighaborhood of High Point.

J. W. JOHNSTON,

General.

LOVER'S FORD, BORAD RIVER, S. C., April 28, 1865.

Lieutenant General WADE HAMPTON,

Greensborough, Salisbury, Lexington, or any other point on line:

Your dispatch of the 27th received. The verbal directions to you contemplated your meeting Genela Johnston and his action before any convetion with the enemy. If my letter to him of the 25th, which you carried, was not received before completion of terms the Government, with its imperfect knowledge of the fact, cannot interfere as to the body oft eh troops, but in regard to yourself, if not present nor consenting, it is the opinion of the Government that you and otehrs in like condition are free to come out.

JOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE,

Secretary of War.