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is approved by the major-general commanding. General Roddey and Colonel Paterson should, however, be officially informed of the surrender of Lee, Johnston, and Taylor.

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

NASHVILLE, May 15, 1865.

Brigadier General R. S. GRANGER,

Huntsville:

Yours about Roddey received. Accept the surrender.

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Nashville, May 15, 1865.

Brigadier-General GRANGER,

Huntsville:

H. N. Roberts, who says he is a loyal citizen, complains that three or four of Major Johnston's command, who have not yet surrendered, killed his brother some time since, and requests that they be detained for trial for the murder. If they come in have them turned over to the civil authority or hold them subject to the requisition of the civil authority.

GEO. H. THOMAS,

Major-General, U. S. Army, Commanding.

NASHVILLE, May 15, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Chattanooga:

Notify me when Jeff. Davis starts from Chattanooga.

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General.

CHATTANOOGA, May 15, 1865.

Brigadier General WILLIAM D. WHIPPLE,

Chief of Staff:

Did Governor Brown arrive this morning by train?

CHAS. CRUFT,

Brevet Major-General.

NASHVILLE, May 15, 1865.

Major-General CRUFT,

Chattanooga:

Governor Brown arrived this a. m.; leaves at 3 this p. m.

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General.