HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,
Citronella, Ala., May 4, 1865. (Received Selma 5th.)
Major General J. H. WILSON:
(Care of Major-General Smith, Montgomery, Ala.)
Lieutenant-General Taylor has this day surrendered to me with the forces under his command on substantially the same terms as those accepted by General Lee. As the surrender of General Johnston to General Sherman includes all the troops east of the Chattahoochee, the surrender of General Taylor includes all of his troops west of that river.
E. R. S. CANBY,
MILLEDGEVILLE, May 4, 1865.
Major-General WILSON, U. S. Army,
The Governor is here, and will be in Macon to-morrow (Friday) afternoon by 5, and will be please to meet you. I remain here to-day. Everything is quiet now.
HENRY C. WAYNE,
OFFICE CHIEF COMMISSARY OF SUBSISTENCE, FIFTH PURCHASING DISTRICT,
Saliburg, N. C., May 4, 1865.
Transmit a copy of the following order to commanding officer (Federal) in Augusta; if there be none, to Federal officer commanding in Georgia:
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,
Raleigh, May 1, 1865.
COMMANDING OFFICER IN GEORGIA:
I have the honor to request that transportation and provisions be furnished the troops of General Joseph E. Johnston's army during their passage through Georgia to their homes, as far as practicable.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
J. M. SCHOFIELD,
J. E. JOHNSTON,
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH,
Hilton Head, S. C., May 4, 1865.
SIR: You will proceed with as little delay as possible and deliver to Bvt. Major General J. H. Wilson, U. S. Volunteers, who is supposed to be at or in the vicinity of Macon, Ga., the documents herewith inclosed, viz:
First. Terms of a military convention between General Joseph E.