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of one officer and twenty men to assist in their recovery, and see that they are sent safely to this place.

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

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

UMBER'S FERRY, ON LITTLE RIVER, GA.,

May 8, 1865.

Major STANDISH,

Commanding First Battalion, Tenth Michigan Cavalry:

MAJOR: I am picketing from Umber's Ferry, on the Little River, to Warren's Ferry, on the Oconee River, according to instructions. I also sent a small force to a ford three miles above me on Little River. There is no news of importance. I have questioned citizens and negroes alike, with no result. There is a good ferry that will cross fifteen horses at one time at this point.

WM. E. CUMMINS,

First Lieutenant, Commanding Detachment Tenth Michigan Cavalry.

PULASKI, May 8, 1865.

Brigadier General WILLIAM D. WHIPPLE,

Chief of Staff:

My scouting parties have brought in Major Gilbert and five of his men. Gilbert says he has never been called upon to surrender. Would it be well to let him or one of his men go on parole to bring the others in? He says he intended to come in as soon as he arranged his business.

R. W. JOHNSON,

Brigadier-General.

HUNTSVILLE, May 8, 1865.

Brigadier General W. D. WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Colonel Patterson tells me that General Forrest was killed by a Kentucky captain of his command, whose son Forrest had caused to be put to death.

R. S. GRANGER.

NASHVILLE, May 8, 1865.

Brigadier General R. S. GRANGER,

Huntsville:

Your dispatches, reporting scouts being sent to look after Jeff. Davis and Forrest being killed, received.

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General.

HUNTSVILLE, May 8, 1865.

Brigadier-General WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

There are a number of refugees applying for permission to go to their authority to grant them passes?

R. S. GRANGER,

Brigadier-General.