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campaign from the Tennessee River to this place, with an account of the capture and by whom made. Recommendations for promotions on account of gallantry in action will also be forwarded without delay.

By command of Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS POST,

Eufaula, Ala., April 24, 1865.

GENERAL COMMANDING U. S. FORCES:

GENERAL: I have received the following copy of communication from General Cobb, C. S. Army, to general commanding U. S. forces in his immediate front, with copy of telegraphic dispatch from General Beauregard, C. S. Army, to General Cobb, C. S. Army, and confirmed on yesterday, the 23rd instant, by the arrival at this post of Captain Leonard, U. S. Army, and an escort of ten men from General Wilson's (U. S. Army) command, and Major Walton, C. S. Army, en route for General Canby, U. S. Army, and General Taylor, C. S. Army, headquarters, with instructions should any forces of the United States advance in this direction to meet them, under flag of truce, with the accompanying communication and dispatch, which I now proceed to execute. This communication will be handed you by Colonel H. Hawkins, C. S. Army.

I am, general, very respectfully,

A. F. PAGNIER,

Captain, Commanding Post.

[Indorsement.]

LOUISVILLE, ALA., April 26, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER, U. S. FORCES:

The within communication and copy of official dispatch from General Beauregard, &c., are delivered to Captain J. M. Hobdy, late of C. S. Army, with the view to communicate with any forces of the United States moving in this direction.

Very respectfully,

H. HAWKINS,

Colonel Fifth Kentucky Regiment, C. S. Army.

[Inclosure.]

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE AND GEORGIA,

Macon, April 20, 1865.

COMMANDING GENERAL U. S. FORCES:

GENERAL: I have received from General G. T. Beauregard, my immediate commander, a telegraphic dispatch, of which the following is a copy:

GREENSBOROUGH, April 19, 1865.

(Via Columbia and Augusta.)

Major General HOWELL COBB:

Inform general commanding enemy's forces in your front that a truce for the purpose of a final settlement was agreed upon yesterday between Generals Johnston and Sherman applicable to all forces under their commands. A message to that effect from General Sherman will be sent him as soon as practicable. The contending forces are to occupy their present positions; forty-eight hours' notice being given on resumption of hostilities.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.