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and unless the paroled prisoners are supplied at points before arriving here they must go without. Please acknowledge receipt of this.

I am, general, most respectfully, your obedient servant,

B. B. EGGLESTON,

Colonel First Ohio Cavalry, Commanding Post.

ATLANTA, May 5, 1865.

Major-General WILSON:

Many citizens are passing through going home; having no money, they cannot go farther. Negroes are here in some numbers, who wish to go back home. Shall I furnish transportation for all those at Government expense, or shall I cause the railroad to carry them gratis?

Yours, truly,

E. F. WINSLOW,

Brevet Brigadier-General.

ATLANTA, May 5, 1865.

Major-General WILSON:

The records of Shelby County and City of Memphis, Tenn., are here. One hundred sick leave here to-morrow morning for Chattanooga. Fifty are Confederates. All belong North.

Your obedient servant,

E. F. WINSLOW,

Brevet Brigadier-General.

HDQRS. FIFTH DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS, MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Eastport, Miss., May 5, 1865-6 p.m.

[Forwarded from Johnsonville, 7th.]

Major-General THOMAS:

I forward dispatches* received from Major General E. R. S. Canby for yourself and Secretary Stanton. Have notified General Canby that I would establish courier-line to Corinth. Will begin immediately to repair the telegraph to Corinth if you send a strong battery, two instruments, and two operators. The communication can be kept up from Iuka to Mobile. With ten miles of wire and insulators it can be run from here to Iuka.

EDWARD HATCH,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS, MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Eastport, Miss., May 5, 1865.

Lieutenant General N. B. FORREST:

I am directed by the major-general commanding Department of the Cumberland to demand the surrender of all Confederate forces under your command on the same terms given to Generals Lee and Johnston by General Grant, viz:

Rolls, of all the officers and men to be made in duplicate, one copy to be given to an officers designated by me, the other to be retained by such officer as you may desig-

See Canby to Stanton and Thomas, May 4, p. 610.