ects upon all concerned quite as much real honor and fame as battles gained or cities won, and I therefore commend all, generals, staff, officers, and men, for these high qualities, in addition to the more soldierly ones of obedience to orders and the alacrity they have always manifested when danger summoned them to the front.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient servant, W. T. Sherman, Major-General, Commanding. Major-General H. W. Halleck, Chief of Staff, Washington, D. C.
Gfneral Schofield's report.
headquarters Department of North Carolina, Army of the Ohio, Goldsboro, N. C., April 3, 1865.
General: I have the honor to make the following report of the operations of the troops under my command since January 1, 1865, the date of my last report, addressed to Major-General George H. Thomas, commanding Department of the Cumberland, under whose command I was then serving.
On the second of January, 1865, I marched with the Twenty-third Army Corps from Columbia, Tenn