War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0847 Chapter LIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -CONFEDERATE.

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APRIL 27, 1 865-11 p. m.

Major General J. WHEELER,

Salisbury or Charlotte:

Military convention has been entered into. Terms equivalent to those discussed before. Will write fully. Can give you no orders.

WADE HAMPTON,

Lieutenant-General.

SALISBURY, COMPANY'S SHOPS, April 27, 1865-12 m.

Lieutenant-General HAMPTON:

Am moving my command as directed.

J. WHEELER,

Major-General.

APRIL 27, 1865-11 p. m.

Brigadier General Z. YORK,

Catawba:

Your dispatch received; will communicate with you. Forward following to General Breckinridge immediately. *

WADE HAMPTON,

Lieutenant-Colonel.

GREENSBOROUGH, April 27, 1865-12. 30 p. m.

COMMANDING OFFICER AT SALISBURY:

Communicate to Major-General Wheeler that General Johnston directs he take a brigade to the position recently occupied by Butler's division below Hillsborough, in addition to Anderson's, which has been ordered there. Wheeler's cavalry was ordered to the valley of the Yadkin, below Salisbury. General Wheeler's whereabouts not definitely known here. Acknowledge.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 27, 1865.

Brigadier-General ECHOLS,

Charlotte, N. C.:

A military convention has been made by General Sherman and myself, terminating hostilities between our commands. Send intelligence to the Secretary of War, if you can, and give information to Major-General Stoneman.

J. E. JOHNSTON,

General.

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*See Hampton to Breckinridge, 11 p. m., p, 845.

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