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unteers, senior aide-de-camp; Captain J. P. Willard, U. S. Volunteers, aide-de-camp; Captain S. C. Kellogg, U. S. Volunteers, aide-de-camp; Major G. P. Thruston, assistant-general, U. S. Volunteers, acting judge-advocate; Lieutenant Colonel A. von Schrader, major and assistant adjutant-general, U. S. Volunteers, assistant inspector-general, Department of the Cumberland; Lieutenant Colonel A. J. Mackay, U. S. Volunteers, chief quartermaster, Army of the Cumberland, chief commissary; Surg. George E. Cooper, U. S. Army, colonel and medical director; Colonel William E. Merrill, First U. S. Veteran Volunteer Engineers, chief engineer; Captain A. Mordecai, ordnance department, U. S. Army, chief ordnance officer; Colonel J. G. Parkhurst, Ninth Michigan Volunteer Infantry, U. S. Army, chief commissary of musters; First Lieutenant M. J. Kelly, Fourth Cavalry, U., S. Army, chief of couriers.

By command of Major-General Thomas:

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GREENVILLE, April 10, 1865.

Major General GEORGE H. THOMAS, U. S ARMY:

What reliable news have you about the surrender of Lee's army?

D. S. STANLEY,

Major-General.

GREENVILLE, April 10, 1865-1 p. m.

Brigadier-General WHIPPLE,

Chief of Staff:

The following information has just been sent to me by Major Steele, my aide-de-camp, who accompanied Colonel Kirby:

Prisoners and deserters from the rebel army reported to me while at Warm Springs, N. C., that General Stoneman passed through Walkersborough on the 30th of March, and struck the Morganton railroad, near Statesville, destroying the railroad toward Salisbury; crossed the railroad south of Salisbury, near China Creek, and was advancing on Salisbury, tearing up the railroad, on 2nd of April. They also report Colonel Thomas' Legion, consisting of 800 infantry, 400 Indians, 1 four-gun battery with 150 men, and about 450 cavalry stationed at Quallatown, N. C., preparing for a raid on the Knoxville and Chattanooga Railroad, at Loudon or Charleston.

D. S. STANLEY,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS, Greeneville, East Tenn., April 10, 1865.

TELEGRAPH OPERATOR:

If you can send the following dispatch through to Nashville direct and without delay, please do so, as it will get the official report:

GREENEVILLE, TENN., April 10, 1865.

Brigadier-General WHIPPLE,

Chief of Staff, Nashville:

Is there any truth in the report of the surrender of Lee's army:

D. S. STANLEY,

Major-General.

D. S. STANLEY,

Major-General.