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ered outlaws and treated accordingly: Brevet Major-General Upton, at Augusta, Ga.; Brigadier-General McCook, at Tallahassee, Fla.; Brigadier-General Croxton, at Macon, Ga.; Colonel Eggleston, First Ohio Cavalry, at Atlanta, Ga.; Major Williams, acting assistant inspector-general, at Milledgeville, Ga.

By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS,

MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 73.

Macon, Ga., May 9, 1865.

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II. In pursuance of instructions received from the Secretary of War, dated May 7, 1865, 8 a. m., Captain G. H. Kneeland will proceed without delay to arrest Joseph E. Brown, who pretends to act as Governor of Georgia. When the arrest is made he will be kept under a close guard, and will not be allowed to hold communication, verbal or written, with any person except the officer having him in charge.

By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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

Macon, Ga., May 9, 1865.

Brigadier-General McCOOK,

Commanding First Div., Cavalry Corps, Mil. Div. of the Mississippi:

GENERAL: The brevet major-general commanding directs me to inform you that another regiment has been sent to Albany to await your orders. Major-General Schofield telegraphs that in all probability Jeff. Davis will attempt to reach the Florida coast in the hope of escaping. General Wilson desires that you will use all your disposable force to intercept and capture him. Our troops are scouring the whole State. The President of the United States has offered $100,000 apiece for Jeff. Davis, Clement C. Clay, and Jacob Thompson; $25,000 apiece for George N. Sanders, Beverly Tucker, and Extra Bill Smith, rebel Government of Virginia, and $10,000 for W. C. Cleary, late clerk of C. C.

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

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

THOMASVILLE, GA., May 9, 1865.

Brigadier-General McCOOK,

Commanding First Division Cavalry:

GENERAL: I have the honor herewith to make to you statements of facts in relation to a raid of deserters and disbanded soldiers on the Government stores at this place on the night of the 6th and also on the 8th instant. First, on the 6th, there came up by train from the Altamaha, about sixty-five in number, who made a raid on the Government teams, which resulted in the death of one of the raiding party and