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EASTPORT, MISS., May 3, 1865.

(Via Johnsonville 4th.)

Major General GEORGE H. THOMAS, U. S. Army,

Commanding Department of the Cumberland:

The following dispatch has just been received per flag of truce:

MACON, MISS., May 1, 1865.

Colonel ROBERT MCCULLOCH:

A truce has been agreed upon between Generals Canby and Taylor for the final settlement of terms. All scouting beyond the lines must cease. Send copy of this by flag of truce to Federal commander.

F. C. ARMSTRONG,

Brigadier-General.

Very respectfully,

EDWARD HATCH,

Brigadier-General.

EASTPORT, MISS., May 3, 1865-1 p. m.

(Via Johnsonville 4th.)

Major General GEORGE H. THOMAS, U. S. Army,

Commanding Department of the Cumberland:

A citizens direct from Taylor's headquarters at Meridian arrived here yesterday. He states that the rebels were expecting to cross the Mississippi, but found river too strongly guarded. I shall await orders from you in regard to the truce, as stated in the dispatches sent to-day.

Very respectfully,

EDWARD HATCH,

Brigadier-General.

RESACA, May 3, 1865.

Brigadier General WILLIAM D. WHIPPLE,

Chief of Staff:

General Wofford has surrendered on the terms prescribed by Major-General Thomas. I send Colonel Merrill with the terms and full explanation of all the circumstances and situation of the country.

JAS. B. STEEDMAN,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DISTRICT OF THE ETOWAH, Numbers 46.

Chattanooga, Tenn., May 3, 1865.

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IV. The Twenty-ninth Indiana Infantry Volunteers having been transferred to the Second Brigade, Second Separate Division, Army of the Cumberland, the regiment will join its brigade without delay at Dalton, or wherever it may be. Railroad transportation will be furnished to Dalton.

By command of Major-General Steedman:

S. B. MOE,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. 1ST Brigadier, 2nd SEPARATE DIV., ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 6.

Resaca, Ga., May 3, 1865.

The general commanding announces to the command that Brigadier-General Wofford, C. S. Army, surrendered himself and his command to