NEAR GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 20, 1865.
Major General SAMUEL JONES,
The armistice above* declared applies to your command and the forces opposing you. Publish it and communicate it to the enemy.
By order of General Johnston:
(Copies to Brigadier General Howell Cobb, Macon; Brigadier-General Fry, Augusta, and Major General M. Lovell, Columbia.)
GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE, Numbers 15.
Near Greensborough, N. C., April 20, 1865.
The announcement of the officers of the staff serving at the headquarters of the army has been delayed till its organization was complete. Their names are now published:
First Lieutenant Wade Hampton, Jr., aide-de-camp; First Lieutenant R. J. Manning, aide-de-camp; Second Lieutenant F. H. Wigfall, aide-de-camp.
Adjutant-General's Department. -Lieutenant Colonel Archer Anderson, assistant adjutant-general; Lieutenant Colonel A. P. Mason, assistant adjutant-general; Major Knloch Falconer, assistant adjutant-general; Major Joseph B. Cumming, assistant adjutant-general, in chareg courts-martial.
Inspector-General's Department. -Colonel E. J. Harvie, assistant inspector-general; Lieutenant Colonel G. A. Henry, Jr., assistant inspector-general; Major P. B. Lee, assistant inspector-general; Major William Clare, assistant inspector-general; Captain W. A. Reid, acting assistant inspector-general; Captain James Cooper, acting assistant inspector-general.
Engineer Corps. -Colonel J. J. Clarke, chief engineer; Major John Johnson.
Quartermaster's Department. -Major M. B. McMicken, chief quartermaster.
Subsistence Department. -Major W. E. Moore, chief commissary.
Ordnance Department. -Lieutenant Colonel J. M. Kennard, chief ordnance officer; Captain C. F. Vanderford, assistant to chief ordnance officer.
Medical Department. -Surg. J. H. Erskine, acting medical director.
By command of General Johnston:
Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS,
Greensborough and Salisbury Road, April 20, 1865.
General J. E. JOHNSTON,
GENERAL: I have succeeded in getting most of the men back to their commands, except those from Elight Texas. There are only
*See General Orders, Numbers 14, April 19, p. 810.
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