OR, Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1344

Goldsborough, March 7, 1865
Telegraph Operator at Smithfield, N. C. {North Carolina RR}
   Telegraph Maj. W. H. Harvey {Superintendent, Atlantic & North Carolina RR} of the departure of all trains coming this way, so as to avoid collisions. Keep office open all night.
John B. Sale
Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General