General Orders No. 12, 1865, War Department

The Military Department of North Carolina is hereby constituted to consist of the State of North Carolina, which is detached from the Department of the South. Major General Schofield is assigned to the command.

The Department will, until further instructions, be subject to the orders and control of Major General Sherman.

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Adjutant General's Office, Washington, January 31, 1865.

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