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Eufaula and another column en route from Milton, Fla., in the direction of Marianna. In view o these facts I respectfully ask what is the strength of the militaia force that I may rely on to repel the threatened invasion of this military district.

Very resepctfully,

SAM. JONES,

Major- General.

MAY 3, 1865.

C. B. MAURY:

(Care of General Coooper, Charlotte, N. C.)

Have Geenral Cooper see Major Lee at once and get his parole. There is no time to be lost in this matter. Telegraph me immediately that it is done. Make every arrangement, and hurry him off at the earliest moment. The cars leave here for Danville every day at 12 o'clock. Keep me informed of your progress.

JOHN W. RIELY,

Lieutenatn-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLOTTE, May 3, 1865.

GOVERNOR OF NORTH CAROLINA:

(Care of Geenral Johnston, who will read it.)

The U. S . Branch Mint at Charlotte was trasferred to the Confederacy by a State convention, to be occupied for the same purposes for which it was originally intended. The Secretary of the Teasury desired me to take charge of it during the temporary occupation of a portion of the building and grounds by the naval ordnance. The commandant, has just resigned it into my hands. I await your orders concerning the establishment. Answer.

Very resepctfully,

J. H. GIBBON,

Superintendent of the Mint.

HDQARS. ARMY OF TENN., INSP. GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT,

May 3, 1865.

General JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON,

Headquarters Greensborugh:

GENERAL: The following is a report of the number of "final papers" issued to the Army of Tennessee:

Hardee's corps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8,387

Stewart's corps a . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7,934

Lee's corps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,600

Butler's cavalry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,546

Anderson's cavalry . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,800

Issued at Greensborough to commands and detachments not reporting to corps. . . . . . . . . . . . 3,482

Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27,749

Very resepctfully,

E. J. HARVIE,

Colonel and Inspector- General.

a Taken from muster- rolls in my office.