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General Pope should be sent with a force to Texas. The troops of the Fourth Corps have arrived and are encamped near this city. The transportation will arrive by the end of this week.

GEO. H. THOMAS,

Major-General, U. S. Army, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, No. 195. Washington, April 30, 1865.

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2. Colonel James F. Rusling, inspector of the Quartermaster's Department, is hereby assigned to duty at Nashville, Tenn.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Macon, Ga., April 30, 1865.

Major General W. T. SHERMAN,

Raleigh, N. C.:

The telegram announcing the convention between yourself and General Johnston is just received. I shall send Brevet Major-General Upton to Atlanta and Augusta to-morrow and General McCook to Tallahassee, for the purpose of carrying out your instructions. An officer will start immediately to General Canby to apprise him of what has transpired. He will carry copies of the dispatches.

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Macon, Ga., April 30, 1865.

Major General W. T. SHERMAN,

Raleigh, N. C.:

Since my telegram of to-day I have received a dispatch from General Steedman, Chattanooga, April 25, through Generals Judah, Wofford, and Cobb, notifying me that the Government had refused to indorse your action in arranging an armistice with General Johnston, and declaring the resumption of hostilities. As the date of this dispatch is prior to your last, I shall disregard it till further orders from you. Please send me instructions at once. To begin hostilities again in this department would be productive of great detriment to a final settlement.

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

Mobile, Ala., April 30, 1865.

Bvt. Major General J. H. WILSON,

Commanding Cavalry Corps, Department of the Cumberland:

SIR: Your first dispatch from Selma came through safely. The others were not received until Captain Leonard arrived yesterday. I