HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Macon, Ga., May 14, 1865.
Brevet Major-General UPTON,
Commanding Fourth Division, Cavalry Corps, Atlanta:
General Wilson directs that you send parties along the north bank of the Etowah River to ascertain whether there is enough good grazing for the animals of the corps and for how long a time.
By order, &c.:
E. B. BEAUMONT,
Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.
ATLANTA, May 14, 1865.
Colonel L. S. TROWBRIDGE:
Colonel Eggleston is absent. There is no doubt of Jeff.'s capture. He passed through here this morning. I do not know any of the particulars.
J. F. YOUNG,
Captain, Commanding Provost Guard.
HEADQUARTERS TENTH MICHIGAN CAVALRY, Newman, Ga., May 14, 1865-10 a. m.
Captain H. McALLESTER, Jr.,
Actg. Asst. Adjt. General, Cav. Div., Dist. of East Tennessee:
CAPTAIN: I have stopped here for a few hours to get some rations that are on the way for me from Atlanta. Mr. Wickham has just received a dispatch from Atlanta stating that Jeff. Davis was captured on the 11th [10th] instant at Irwinville by Colonel Pritchard, and that he passed through Atlanta this morning for Augusta under guard. I shall start for Franklin as soon as I can get my rations, and will be there this evening.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
L. S. TROWBRIDGE,
Colonel Tenth Michigan Cavalry.
P. S.-I send herewith a dispatch just received from Atlanta.*
L. S. TROWBRIDGE.
DECATUR, [May] 14, 1865-11 p. m. (Received 15th.)
Roddey has returned to Moulton with the remnant of his command and has signified his willingness to surrender as soon as his forces can be concentrated and brought to this post. A number surrendered at Huntsville yesterday and at this place to-day. They have very little public property and many are without arms.
R. S. GRANGER.
*See next, ante.