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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Nashville, May 12, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel HENRY STONE,

Vernon via Sneedville:

Tell the leaders of guerrilla bands that no delay will be granted. That unless they come in at once and surrender their arms they will be hunted and pursued like noxious beasts.

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General, & c.

[MAY 12, 1865. - For General Orders, Numbers 91, War Department, Adjutant-General's Office, organizing Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, see Vol. XLVII, Part III, p. 468.]

SPECIAL ORDERS, WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 224.

Washington, May 12, 1865.

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67. By direction of the President, Major William H. Sinclair, assistant adjutant-general, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby assigned to duty as assistant adjutant-general of the Fourth Army Corps, with rank and pay of lieutenant-colonel, under act of July 17, 1862.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

EE. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 126.

Nashville, May 12, 1865.

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X. Pursuant to orders from the War Department, Colonel C. H. Carlton, Eighty-ninth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, is hereby relieved from command of the post of Chattanooga, and will repair to Paducah, Ky., and relieve Brigadier General S. Meredith from command of that post. General Meredith upon being relieved will obey such orders as he may have received from the War Department.

By command of Major-General Thomas:

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MACON, GA., May 12, 1865 - 11 a. m.

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

I have the honor to report that at daylight of the 10th instant Colonel Pritchard, commanding Fourth Michigan Cavalry, captured Jeff. Davis and family; Reagan, Postmaster-General; Colonel Harrison, private secretary; Colonel Johnston, aide-de-camp; Colonel Morris [?], Colonel Lubbock, Lieutenant Hathaway, and others. Colonel Pritchard surprised their camp at Irwinvillee, in Irwin County, Ga., seventy-five miles