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exchange in the Military Division of West Mississippi, it is agreed between the undersigned, in consequence of the uncertainty of obtaining transportation from the Confederate Government for such men to their homes, that a meeting take place at the city of New Orleans, and that Major Ig. Szymanski, agent of exchange of C. S. Army, be furnished free transportation and safe conduct for that purpose to and from new Orleans at such time as he may find it convenient and proper to effect the exchange.

IG. SZYMANSKI,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Assistant Agent of Exchange.

W. M. McE. DYE,

Colonel Twentieth Iowa Vols. and Agent of Exchange, U. S. Army.

[MAY 27, 1865.-For A. J. Smith to Christensen, reporting arrest of ex-Governor A. B. Moore, of Alabama, and other correspondence relating thereto, see Series I, Vol. XLIX, Part II.]

WASHINGTON, May 28, 1865-11 a. m.

Major-General HALLECK, Richmond, Va.:

The Secretary of War directs that Stephens, Hunter, and Campblell be sent Fort Pulaski for confinement until final disposition can be made.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

RICHMOND, VA., May 28, 1865.

Lieutenant General U. S. GRANT:

Your telegram to-day says: "Stephens, Hunter, and Campbell." I presume Seddon is meat instead of Stephens. Will the Navy furnish a vessel for the purpose, or will the Quartermaster-General send one to Fort Monroe?

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington, D. C., May 28, 1865-7 p. m.

Major-General HALLECK, Richmond, Va.:

Stephens was mentioned by the Secretary of War. Is he not at Fort Monroe? Seddon had better go also. I will ask the Navy to furnish a vessel to take them.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE JAMES,

Richmond, Va., May 1865-10,20 p. m.

Lieutenant-General GRANT, Washington:

Stephens was sent to Fort Warren a week ago by direction of the Secretary of War. Seddon, Hunter, and Campbell will be sent to Fort Monroe to embark on any vessel the Navy or Quartermaster's