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SPECIAL ORDERS No

SPECIAL ORDERS No. 77

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA,
ARMY OF THE OHIO,
Raleigh, N. C., June 1, 1865.

I. The following changes in the stations of troops will be made without unnecessary delay. Brevet Major-General Paine will send one brigade of his division to Wilmington, to report for duty to Brigadier-General Hawley. General Hawley will send one regiment of his present command to occupy Goldsborough, and will encamp the other regiments near the mouth of Cape Fear River. Brevet Major-General Paine, with two brigades of his division, will relieve all troops now serving in the District of Beaufort, except the colored troops. The Fourteenth U. S. Colored Heavy Artillery is hereby assigned to General Paine's division. General Palmer will encamp his troops, as they are relieved, at some point near New Berne, prepared for the muster out of such as are ordered to be mustered out of service, and place the remainder in a complete state of organization and efficiency, as speedily as possible. All officers on detached service in the District of Beaufort, except such as may have been assigned from department headquarters, will be relieved by officers from General Paine's division, and will join their regiments. Brevet Major-General Paine will relieve Brigadier-General Palmer in command of the District of Beaufort.

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By command of Major-General Schofield:

 J. A. CAMPBELL,

 Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.


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