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for any purpose for which they might be required. no relaxation will take place in your efforts for the capture of Jeff. Davis and company or the murderer of Abraham Lincoln and his associates.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

P. J. OSTERHAUS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

(Same to Major-General Banks.)

MOBILE, ALA., May 2, 1865-10 p. m.

(Received 11.30 p. m. 8th.)

Lieutenant General U. S. GRANT,

Commanding Armies of the United States:

Lieutenant-General Taylor surrenders on the terms I proposed to him. I will meet him at Citronella on the 4th instant, and will arrange that the troops and property within the limit of General Thomas' command be surrendered to officers designated by him.

E. R. S. CANBY,

Major-General, Commanding.

(Copy to Major-General Thomas.)

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

Mobile, Ala., May 2, 1865.

Commodore J. S. PALMER,

U. S. Flag-ship Stockdale, off Mobile:

SIR: I have the honor to request that convoy of one gun-boat may be sent up the Alabama River with a small fleet of transports that will be in readiness in the course of to-day.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. R. S. CANBY,

Major-General, Commanding.

WEST GULF SQUADRON, U. S. FLAG-SHIP STOCKDALE,

Off Mobile, Ala., May 2, 1865.

Major General E. R. S. CANBY, U. S. Army,

Commanding Military Division of West Mississippi:

SIR: Your dispatch of this date has been received. I regret to state that it is not in my power to furnish the gun-boat you desire.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. S. PALMER,

Commodore, Commanding Naval Forces at Mobile.

GENERAL HEADQUARTERS ARMY AND DIVISION FIELD ORDERS, OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 33.

Mobile, Ala., May 2, 1865.

All officers and men of the rebel army who enter the lines of this military division, under the stipulation of the surrender of General Lee to General Grant, are required to report without delay to the respective post commander or provost-marshal. The latter officer will