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AUGUSTA, May 15, 1865.

Major-General WILSON:

Captain L. Abraham, provost-marshal at Washington, writes that about 5,000 paroled men are passing through that route and that he has no rations. I have none here and am pinching to get along. In addition, I have no jurisdiction there.

E. L. MOLINEUX,

Brevet Brigadier-General.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Macon, Ga., May 15, 1865-10 a. m.

Brigadier General E. L. MOLINEUX,

Augusta, Ga.:

You may turn over the specie of the Central Railroad and Banking Company to General Upton. Report the matter of rations for Captain Abraham to General Upton. We are not bound to furnish the returning rebels when we hav'nt them. The general is authorized, however, to do whatever the interests of our own command will permit.

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.

AUGUSTA, May 15, 1865.

Major General J. H. WILSON:

General Upton has been informed of your order to remain.

E. L. MOLINEUX,

Brevet Brigadier-General.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. CAV. CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Macon, Ga., May 15, 1865.

Division commanders will at once forward to these headquarters a report of all the dispositions of their commands and orders for the capture of Jefferson Davis. Brigadier-General Croxton, commanding First Division, will give a full account of the operations of Colonel Harnden's command during the pursuit and capture, giving the names of the officers engaged therein. Colonel R. H. G. Minty, commanding Second Division, will give a full account of the operations of Colonel Pritchard's command during the pursuit, capture, and march to Macon, together with the names of the officers engaged therein.

By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HDQRS. CAV. CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Macon, Ga., May 15, 1865.

Tithe agents in the State of Georgia having in their possession C. S. cotton will at once make a report of the amount to these headquarters and hold the same in safe-keeping until relieved by proper U. S. authority.

By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.