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HEADQUARTERS TRANS-MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT,

Galveston, Tex., June 2, 1865.

Major General E. R. S. CANBY,

Commanding Army and Military Division of West Mississippi:

GENERAL: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of the 29th [27th] ultimo. The inclosed orders from department and district headquarters, under date of June 2, 1865, designate the points at which the officers and men will be paroled and the public property delivered to the U. S. commissioners appointed to receive it. The district commanders are charged with the general superintendence of the surrender in their several districts.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. KIRBY SMITH,

General.

[Inclosure Numbers 1.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. TRANS-MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT, Numbers -.

Galveston, TEX., June 2, 1865.

I. Brigadier General D. H. Cooper, commanding District of Indian Territory, is appointed commissioner on the part of the Confederate States for the District of Indian Territory to carry out the terms of surrender agreed upon by Major-General Canby, commanding Army and Division of West Mississippi, and General E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army, commanding Trans-Mississippi Department, and approved June 2, 1865, at Galveston, Tex.

II. Brigadier-General Cooper is authorized to appoint and associate with himself such commissioners as may be necessary for carrying out the above in his district.

E. KIRBY SMITH,

General.

[Inclosure Numbers 2.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. TRANS-MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT, Numbers -.

Galveston, Tex., June 2, 1865.

Major General J. Bankhead Magruder, commanding District of Texas, New Mexico, &c., will without delay appoint commissioners of the purpose of carrying out within the limits of his district the terms of surrender agreed upon between Major General E. R. S. Canby, U. S. Army, commanding Army and Division of West Mississippi, and General Kirby Smith, C. S. Army, commanding Trans-Mississippi Department, and approved at Galveston June 2, 1865.

E. KIRBY SMITH,

General.

[Inclosure Numbers 3.]

ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF TEXAS, ETC. Numbers -.

Galveston, June 2, 1865.

In pursuance of orders from department headquarters the following officers are appointed commissioners to carry out the provisions of a convention entered into off Galveston, Tex., June 2, 1865, between Major-General Canby, U. S. Army, commanding Army and Military Division of West Mississippi, on the part of the United States, and General E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army, commanding Department of Trans-Mississippi, to wit, viz: Collecting the officers and men of the C. S. Army is this district, in order that they may be paroled, and turning over to the U. S. authorities all property, whether in the army or navy, in which the Confederate States Government has any interests what-