War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0848 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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GREENSBOROUGH, April 27, 1865-9. 30 a. m.

Major-General LOMAX,

Danville:

Better send prisoners to enemy. Keep out of enemy's way, but near enough to observe and report their movements.

J. E. JOHNSTON,

General.

RALEIGH, N. C., April 28, 1865-1. 40 p. m.

Governor VANCE,

Raleigh, N. C.:

General Sherman has left. General Schofield declines the interview you solicit here, but says you can see him in a few days in Greensborough. He asks me to bring here the State records. I send a telegram to Major Harvie to go after them. I will go up by next train.

J. WORTH.

Approved to be sent by telegraph.

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

APRIL 28, 1865.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector-General, Charlotte:

Your dispatches received. You are entitled to accept terms of the convention. I do not know what to advise about the records.

J. E. JOHNSTON,

General.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., April 28, 1865.

General JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON,

Greensborough, N. C.:

I accept the terms of the convention. You will please make what ever arrangement is necessary for myself and Lieutenant-Colonel Riely, of my staff, and notify me, so that I may rejoin my family in Virginia.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector-General.

CAMP, GRANBURY'S BRIGADE, April 28, 1865.

We, the undersigned, in behalf of the officers and men of Granbury's (Texas) brigade, respectfully desire to assure General Johnston of our undiminished confidence and esteem; and fully sumpathizing with him in the present unfortunate issue of our affairs, do most cordially tender him the hospitality of our State and our homes (such as the future may