WASHINGTON, May 28, 1865-2. 10 p. m.
City Point, Va.:
Major General Giles A. Smith is ordered to report to you. Your movements are approved. General Steele will probably left Mobile before your arrival. If you find instructions there obey them. If not, proceed immediately to the mouth of the Rio Grande and report to Steele there.
U. S. GRANT,
TWENTY-FIFTH ARMY CORPS,
May 28, 1865. (Received 10. 25 p. m.)
Your dispatch is received.
HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,
New Orleans, May 28, 1865.
Major General G. K. WARREN,
Commanding Department of Mississippi:
The commanding general desires that after selecting the troops indicated in your report for garrison at Vicksburg and Natchez, and the command at Jackson, you will cause all the other troops in you command to be prepared immediately for service in the field. Please report by telegraph the organization selected for this service.
C. T. CHRISTENSEN,
Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,
May 28, 1865-3. 50 p. m.
Will send messenger to-morrow with mail, &c. Matters generally quiet in Missouri. No trouble except what Truman has created. General Sanborn reported the surrender to him of Colonel Schnable, with his regiment, 400 strong, at Yellville, Ark., on yesterday. Kirby Smith has surrendered his entire army to General Canby. This is announced officially by Secretary Station.
GEO. C. TICHENOR,
Major and Aide-de-Camp.
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 142.
Saint Louis, Mo., May 28, 1865.
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2. The Twelfth Regiment Tennessee Cavalry Volunteers will proceed without delay to Fort Leavenworth, Kans., and report for duty to Brigadier General R. B. Mitchell, commanding District of North Kansas. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.