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MACON, GA., May 7, 1865.

Major General E. UPTON,

Augusta, Ga.:

Will send Lieutenant Brown and an acting quartermaster to receipt for stores. Your division will remain at Atlanta till we are ready to leave the State, unless it should get on the track of J. D., in which case it will go for him to the Mississippi. You can change to Atlanta whenever you think best. When you get there I want you to do your best toward getting bridges over the rivers on the way to Dalton. I will send up a pontoon bridge for the Chatahoochee under direction of Major Hubbard.

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.

MACON, GA., May 7, 1865.

Brevet Major-General UPTON,

Augusta, Ga.:

GENERAL: The brevet major-general commanding directs that you detail a good and efficient officer from your command to act as assistant quartermaster in receiving and forwarding all quartermaster's stores and supplies for this command, receiving his instructions be letter from the chief quartermaster, Cavalry Corps.

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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

Macon, Ga., May 1865-7 p. m.

Brevet Brigadier-General PALMER,

Athens, Ga.:

(Via Atlanta, through Colonel Eggleston.)

Your dispatches are received. Please keep Colonel Eggleston informed of everything important, and continue your operations southward. I will look out east, south, and west; every disposition is already made. Mr. D. can't get off except as a fugitive. Please keep me informed.

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.

(Via Columbus and Atlanta. Colonel Eggleston will send this by rail.)

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

Macon, Ga., May 1865.

Colonel B. B. EGGLESTON,

Atlanta, Ga.:

Have you any news of J. D.? Watch every train closely; he might try that way. When last heard from he had only eight or ten men.

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.