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and disabled on the 3rd or 4th. He cannot learn anything of him since that, but it is supposed that he has secretly left. The lieutenant goes on to Washington. Have your men arrived yet?

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.

ATLANTA, May 6, 1865. [Received 12 m.]

General UPTON,

Augusta, Ga.:

I have had information of Davis in substance the same as communicated by you to General Wilson and by him to me. I have with me seventy dismounted men. Regiment at Jonesborough last night; will be here to-night. Our scouts have been out for several days. Winslow marched from here early this morning; shall hurry him forward. If you have any positive information in regard to the probable route, send me word. Will be on the alert. No rations here for my command except meat.

B. B. EGGLESTON,

Colonel, Commanding Post.

ATLANTA, May 6, 1865. [Received 12 m.]

Major-General UPTON,

Augusta, Ga.:

Cars loaded with supplies can pass through Atlanta en route for Macon without transshipment. George Yonge, superintendent of Georgia Railroad, who is now at Augusta, can best make necessary arrangements.

B. B. EGGLESTON,

Colonel, Commanding Post.

EASTPORT, May 6, 1865. [Via Johnsonville 7th.]

Major General G. H. THOMAS:

The officer in command of flag of truce reports that Major-General Steele is at Selma, Ala. Federal gun-boats run up the river to that point.

EDWARD HATCH,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Nashville, Tenn., May 6, 1865.

Brigadier General EDWARD HATCH,

Commanding Fifth Cavalry Division, Eastport, Miss.:

In accordance with orders from the lieutenant-general commanding the Armies of the United States, you will, as soon as transportation arrives at Eastport, send one brigade of your command to Saint Louis to report to Major General John Pope, commanding Military Division of Missouri, for duty. Steamers will start from this place to-night.

By command of Major-General Thomas:

W. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.