OR, Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1398

Smithfield, March 16, 1865
General R. E. Lee
   Your letter of the 11th received. I will do my utmost to fulfill your wishes. Have already ordered 300 wagons, Army of Tennessee, to be used in filling gaps in railroad, and 100 in collecting supplies for you in South Carolina. Federal army east of Cape Fear, but still near Fayetteville.
J. E. Johnston