WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE,
Washington, April 19, 1865.
I. By direction of the President, the Department of Virginia, and such parts of North Carolina as may not be occupied by the command of Major-General Sherman, and including the Army of the Potomac, will constitute the Military Division of the James.
II. Maj. Gen. H. W. Halleck, U.S. Army, is assigned to the command of the Military Division of the James.
III. General Orders, No. 65, current series, is hereby revoked.
By order of the Secretary of War:
E. D. TOWNSEND,
SOURCES: The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series I, Volume 46, Part 3 (Serial No. 97), p. 833