to some unexplained objection on the part of Mr. Davis, and to the fact of his having gone to Charlotte, without waiting for the conclusion of the conference.
Five days had elapsed since its termge saw the President, and also addressed him the following strong and urgent letter:
Charlotte, N. C., April 23d, 1865. To his Excellency the President:
Sir,—In obedience to your request I hse upon this letter to the President, had, at last, the desired effect; and, on the 24th, from Charlotte, Mr. Davis wrote:
General J. E. Johnston, Greensboroa, N. C.:
The Secretary of Wardespatch to him; or his views might have been altered by exterior pressure, for he was then at Charlotte, with Mr. Davis, who was still bent on organizing a cavalry force to escort him and his party to the Southwest.
General Breckinridge answered:
Charlotte, N. C., April 24th, 1865:11 P. M. General J. E. Johnston, Greensboroa, N. C.:
Does not your suggestion about disbanding refer