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GRENSBOROUGH, April 29, 1865.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector Geeral:

Your name will be enrolled as desiered. You had better come here.

J. E. JOHNSTON.

[APRIL 29, 1865.]

Lieutenant-Colonel RIELY, Charlotte:

Come straight here. All will be aranged at once.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS STEWART'S CORPS,

April 29, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel ARCHER ANDERSON:

Assistant Adjutant-General:

SIR: The order whch provides for the distribution of trasportation among the troops at the end of the ir march is not understood, and an explanatory circular is desired to relieve officers from embarrassment. Is the trasportation allowed by General Ordes, No. -, presciribing the allowance at corps, divison, and brigade headquarters to go intothe genral distribution to the troops, or is it to be retained by the general and staff! Unless this point is settled a good deal of tourble is anticipated.

Portions of Anderson's and Walthall's divisions wich to go to harleston and Savannah. Could any arrengemetn be made with General Sherman to let them go by rail via Raleigh! Their field trasportation could go overland.

Very resepctfully,

ALEX. P. STEWART,

Lieutenatn-General.

GREENSBOROUGH, April 29, 1865.

Mjaor- General McLAWS, or

Brigadier-General FRY:

General Johnston desires you will publish the following orders. Officers and men of the Army and officers and men of the Navy, within the country of the Chattachoochee, may also accept the terms of the convention. *

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GREENSBORUGH, April 29, 1865.

Brigadier General WILLIAM W. ALLEN,

Commandingn Division Cavalry, Concord:

General Johnston desires you to remain where you are. Have duplicate muster- rolls of allofficers and men present made out at once. An inspector and U. S. officer will be sent to take rolls and complete papers. Generala Orders, 18, will be telegraphed to you.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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*See General Orders, Numbers 18, headquarters Army of Tennessee, p. 843.

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