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WASHINGTON, JUNE 16, 1865-6. 10 p. m.

Major-General SCHOFIELD,

Raleigh, N. C.:

When you can leave your department I would like to see you in Washington for a few days.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

WASHINGTON, JUNE, 16, 1865-1. 30 p. m.

Major-General GILLMORE,

Hilton Head, S. C.:

Give every facility for transportation from the interior all products going forward to market. Let railroads and steamers take private freight at fair remuneration to Government when it does not interfere with public business. Commdnaing officers at Augusta and Savannah will act upon these instructions without waiting orders from General Gillmore.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General

WASHINGTON, JUNE 16, 1865-2. 40 p. m.

Major-General GILLMORE,

Hilton Head, S. C.:

You may send the whole of the One hundred and forty-fourth New York Regiment North for muster out. I understande nearly the entire regiment goes ou under existing orders.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

WASHINGTON, JUNE 16, 1865-2. 30 p. m.

General MOLINEUX,

Commanding, Augusta:

The Secretary of War directs that you send four trunks and six boxes belonging to the rebel General Beauregard, and reported to be in your care, to this city under charge of an officer who will be responsible for their safe delivery. Report receipt of this order, name of officer sent with the parcels, and date of their departure from Augusta.

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 17.

Washington, D. C., june 17, 1865.

By direction of the President the Army of Georgia is hereby discontinued. All the Western troops beloging thereto that are not to be dicharged under existinc orders, are transferred to the Army of the Tennessee.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistnt Adjutant-General.