War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0869 Chapter LIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - CONFEDERATE.

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SALISBURY, May 3, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Greensborough, N. C .:

COLONEL: I turn over 1,017 arms.

E. W. PETTUS,

Brigadier-General.

AUGUSTA, May 3, 1865.

General JOHNSTON:

Can officers who are west of the Chattahoochee accept tems of the military convention by your authority!

L. McLAWS,

Major- General.

GREENSBOTOUGH, May 3, 1865.

Major- Geenral MclAWS,

Augusta:

Any officer in your department, which includes Vobb's, can accept the terms of the convention.

J. E. JOHNSTON.

GREENSOBOROUGH, May 3, 1865.

Major General P. M. B. YOUNG,

Augusta:

General Johnston directs you report by telegaph to Major- General McLaws at Augusta. Personal safety is guaranteed to all officers and men, and they retaintheir private property.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-Geneal.

MACON, May 3, 1865. (Received 4. 30 p. m.)

Major- General McLAWS:

Major- General Cobb having gone to Athens I reply to your telgram of today for him. General Wilson's order was promulgated after consultation with Geenal Cobb. By the terms of agreement the people west of the Chattahoochee are at liberty to make the same tems as those east, if they desire. Nothing has been promised on the one side for them, and nothing required from the other contrary to the conventional agreement. Hostilities have been resumed west of the Chattahoochee, but may teminate at any time on the basis of the convention east.

JOHN W. GLENN,

Engineer, &c.

AIKEN, May 3, 1865. (Received 12,20)

Major- General MCLAWS:

In my absence General Lovell has given orders to my troops. I have directed them to be surrendered; they will obey orders, but I am told most of the regiments have disorganized and are going home without