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same supervision during the Atlant campign, but it has seemed to me that there was a want of enlartged comprehension of and adequate provision for the wants of the army on the part of the chief quartermaster.

O. O. HOWARD,

Major- General.

[Second indorsement.]


HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,
In the Field, Goldsborough, N. C., April 1, 1865.

The suffering of the troops for want of shoes has not resulted from want of foresight or action on the part of the chief quartemraster of commissary of the army. All has been done that was possible, and I will not reflrct on officers who have done so much, and done it well. Generals Blair and Logan don't know of the difficulties arising from mud banks, storms at sea, difficulties of navaigation, &.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major- General, Commanding.


HDQRS. CAVALY COMMAND, ARY OF GEORGIA,
Mount Olive, N. C ., March 26, 1865.

Major-General HOWARD,

Commanding Right Wing, Amy of Georgia:

GENERAL: I have about 1,000 men dismounted, returning fromhospital and dismounted camps. I am unable to mount these men. Horses cannot be procured fromthe North. Can you assist me by ordering some of the horses captured on the recent campaign to be turned over to my quartemraster! Horses in poor condition can be recruited up while we remain in cmap. We find forage in abundnace here, and our stock will build up rapidly.

Very resepactuflly, hour obedient servant,

J. KILPATRICK,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding Cavalry.

GENERAL ORDERS,
HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA, Numbers 23.
ARMY OF THE OIO, Goldsborough, N. C., March 26, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel T. J. Kennedy, Third New York Artillery, is announced on the staff of the major- general commanding as chief of artillery of the army in the field.

By command of Major- General Schofield:

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Lieutenatn-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant- General.


HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF WILMINGTON,
Wilmington, N. C., March 26, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel J. A. CAMPBELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Deaprtmetn of north Carolina:

SIR: I have the honor to report that there is nothing of special moment occurring here. The rumor that some of Wheeler's cavalry


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