War of the Rebellion: Serial 104 Page 0884 KY., S.W. VA., TENN., N. & C. MISS., ALA., & W. FLA.

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from Georgia. Captain Kneeland will allow no persons to communicate with the prisoners except the members of the guard, and will not allow the prisoners to communicate with each other. He will collect all private and other papers belonging to the prisoners, seal up and deliver same to the commanding officer of Fort Lafayette. Having performed this duty Captain Kneeland will return to these headquarters with his guard. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

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By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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

Macon, Ga., May 23, 1865.

Brevet Major-General UPTON,

Atlanta, Ga.:

Take charge of the private and other papers of Messrs. Mallory and Hill and turn them over to Captain Kneeland upon his arrival at Atlanta.

By order:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

ATLANTA, May 23, 1865.

Major BEAUMONT:

Telegram about Mallory and Hill received. Will send assets of Bank of Tennessee and archives of the State, under charge of Captain Gilpin, to-morrow with instructions to telegraph Governor Brownlow when he arrives at Dalton. Will send Dunlap and Battle with him. Colonel Merrill and train arrived to-day.

E. UPTON,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Nashville, May 23, 1865.

Brigadier General E. HATCH,

Eastport, Miss.:

You had better send a force to Tuscumbia, as you have a larger force than General Granger.

GEO. H. THOMAS,

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

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Nashville, May 23, 1865.

Brigadier-General GRANGER,

Decatur, Ala.:

I have directed General Hatch to send troops to Tuscumbia, he having a larger force than you.

GEO. H. THOMAS,

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