War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 0728 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LX.

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ever. These officers will discharge these duties the points set opposite their names: Colonel Thomas Jack, assistant adjutant-general, C. S. Army, Houston; Major Von Harten, C. S. Army, Galveston; Colonel Bourland, C. S. Army, Bonham; Major Newton, C. S. Army, San Antonio; Major W. Steadman, assistant adjutant-general, C. S. Army, Marshall; Colonel John S. Ford, C. S. Army, Brownsville. Brigadier General J. E. Harrison, C. S. Army, is appointed chief commissioner, and will take post at Houston or Galveston, or any point convenient to these localities. His orders will be promptly and strictly obeyed on the part of the commissioners of the C. S. Army. Brigadier-General Harrison will proceed without delay to Galveston, and place himself in communication with such officers of the U. S. Army as may be appointed by proper authority commissioners to carry out the provisions of the convention entered into by Major-General Canby, U. S. Army, and General E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army.

J. BANKHEAD MAGRUDER,

Major-General, Commanding.

[Inclosure Numbers 4.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. TRANS-MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT, Numbers -.

Galveston, Tex., June 2, 1865.

Fort Towson, Ind. Ter., and such other points as may be selected by Brigadier-General Cooper, commanding District of Indian Territory, are designated as places where the paroles will be administered and the public property turned over in accordance with the terms of surrender agreed upon by Major-General Canby, U. S. Army, commanding Army and Division of West Mississippi, and General E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army, commanding Trans-Mississippi Department, at Galveston, Tex., June 2, 1865.

E. KIRBY SMITH,

General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 149.

New Orleans, La., June 2, 1865.

1. Captain Gilbert A. Pierce, assistant quartermaster, U. S. volunteers, will report to the chief quartermaster Department of the Gulf for assignment to duty.

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3. Major D. J. Benner, aide-de-camp, is hereby relieved from the operations of paragraph 7, Special Orders, Numbers 147, current series, and Major E. D. Benedict, Fourth U. S. Colored Cavalry, assigned in his place. He will proceed without delay to Mobile, Ala., and report in person to the assistant adjutant-general in charge of the headquarters of the Army and Division of West Mississippi.

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By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:

C. H. DYER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, Mo., June 2, 1865.

Major General E. R. S. CANBY:

GENERAL: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 26th ultimo, covering a copy of the terms of capitulation entered