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myself and staff in a portion of the car with his servants, himself and family occupying an elegant apartment. I abused him roundly through his friends, and declined to give the guard he was to have from here to Augusta, directed with his battalion [sic].

E. UPTON,

Brevet Major-General.

COLUMBUS, May 13, 1865.

Major-General WILSON:

Alexander H. Stephens is here in a very feeble state of health. I would suggest that he be sent by way of Augusta and Savannah, as he expresses a desire not to travel with the other party. R[obert] T[oombs] could not be found at his residence.

E. UPTON,

Brevet Major-General.

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

Macon, Ga., May 13, 1865 - 3 p. m.

Major General E. UPTON,

Atlanta, Ga.:

Your telegram in regard to Mr. Stephens is received. The other party is now at my headquarters; will leave here at 5 p. m. on special train, in charge of Colonel Pritchard. A steamer is in waiting at Augusta. You will see that all necessary arrangements are made to secure safe transmittal of the entire party, including Clay and Stephens, by that route. They need not be brought together till they get on board the steamer. Send them through on separate trains. Make the arrangements as suggested.

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.

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

Macon, Ga., May 13, 1865 - 4 p. m.

Major General E. UPTON,

Atlanta, Ga.:

Your telegram of this morning is just received. I have decided the gentlemen shall all go via Augusta. Colonel Pritchard will leave here at 5.30 p. m. with a special train, followed by another. Have two special trains with necessary guards ready; also $ 500 to turn over to Colonel Pritchard. Have refreshments ready. A boat is waiting at Augusta. Why didn't you throw the Union man off the train?

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.

ATLANTA, May 13, 1865.

Major-General WILSON:

I will send 300 men as a guard. Will let Mr. Stephens and 100 men leave here at 9 p. m., to proceed as far as Crawfordville, and will take the balance on second train. Will take the same cars the party arrive in from Macon through to Augusta to avoid inconvenience. Molineux's brigade will be in Augusta by to-morrow night. I will take a stronger