War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0360 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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BALTIMORE, February 2, 1865.

Colonel KINGSBURY,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Winchester:

The telegram in relation to the Maryland regiment is received, and will meet with prompt attention. This will leave but one company of infantry with General Tyler.

In absence of the general:

OLIVER MATTHEW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

BALTIMORE, February 2, 1865.

Brigadier-General FORSYTH,

Chief of Staff, Winchester, Va.:

Brevet Brigadier-General Morris having been assigned to the command of the department, I respectfully report for orders.

JULIUS STAHEL,

Major-General of Volunteers.

BALTIMORE, February 2, 1865.

Brigadier-General FORSYTH,

Chief of Staff, Winchester:

Please send your orders about Major-General Stahel.

W. W. MORRIS,

Brevet Brigadier-General.

FORT MONROE, VA., February 3, 1865-3 p. m.

(Received 4 p. m.)

Honorable EDWIN M. STATION,

Secretary of War:

The President directs me to say the confederate has closed, and both parties preparing to return. We shall leave here on steamer River Queen at 4.30 p. m. The President requested that you will please arrange for a train to be in readiness at Annapolis at 7 a. m. to-morrow.

THOS. T. ECKERT,

Major, &c.

FORT MONROE, February 3, 1865.

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

The President directs me to say that Mr. Stephens had come conversation with him on the subject of prisoners, and that he referred the matter to you, and desires that you confer with Mr. Stephens on the subject. The interview has concluded and both parties preparing to return.

THOS. T. ECKERT,

Major, &c.