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Johnston, C. S. Army, and Major General W. T. Sherman, U. S. Army, entered into on the 26th day of April, 1865, near Durham's Station, N. C.*

Second. General Sherman's Special Field Orders, Numbers 65, announcing a termination of the war east of the Chattahoochee River, dated April 27, at Raleigh, N. C.+

Third. Official copy of dispatch from Major-General Schofield, U. S. Volunteers, to Major-General Sherman, U. S. Army, dated Raleigh, N. C., April 29.++

Upon the delivery of these documents to General Wilson you will return to your command.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

Q. A. GILLMORE,

Major-General, Commanding.

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

Macon, Ga., May 4, 1865.

Colonel J. C. COLE, C. S. Army,

Commanding Post, Columbus, Ga.:

The brevet major-general commanding directs that you control and issue the commissary stores to the paroled prisoners passing through Columbus at the rate of three days' rations per man. Send word to the Federal commander on the other side of the river and request him to desist from depredations, if his troops are committing any.

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS, MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 69.

Macon, Ga., May 4, 1865.

I. So much of Special Orders, Numbers 68, from these headquarters, as refers to Colonel R. M. Kelly, Fourth Kentucky Mounted Infantry, is hereby rescinded.

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III. Brigadier-General McCook will proceed at once with a sufficient force to Tallahassee, Fla., for the purpose of performing the duties assigned him by Special Orders, Numbers 30, from these headquarters. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

IV. While at Atlanta Brigadier-General Winslow, commanding Fourth Division, will take measures to establish an express line, by wagon or mules, with sufficient escorts, for the purpose of carrying the corps mails between that place and Dalton. Two trips per week should be made both ways.

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By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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*See Vol. XLVII, Part III, p. 313.

+See Vol. XLVII, Part III, p. 322.

++ See Vol. XLVII, Part III, p. 349.

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