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at Smithfield. On the fourteenth a correspondence was opened between General Sherman and General Johnston, which resulted on the eighteenth in an agreement for the suspension of hostilities, and a memorandum or basis for peace, subject to the approval of the President. This agreement was disapproved by the President on the twenty-first, which disapproval, together with your instructions, was communicated to General Sherman by me in person on the morning of the twenty-fourth, at Raleigh, North Carolina, in obedience to your orders. Notice was at once given by him to General Johnston for the termination of the truce that had been entered into. On the twenty-fifth another meeting between them was agreed upon, to take place on the twenty-sixth, which terminated in the surrender and disbandment of Johnston's army upon substantially the same terms as were given to General Lee. The expedition under General Stoneman from East Tennessee got off on the twentieth of March, moving by wa
e, when the case was reported to him, with admirable good judgment, declined to recognize the validity of the claim asserted, as the city had been taken possession of by one of his subordinates before he (General Wilson) could be advised of the existence of an armistice, and he therefore held as prisoners of war Major-Generals Howell Cobb and G. W. Smith, and Brigadier-Generals Mackall, Robertson, and Mercer. On the twenty-first, General Wilson was notified by General Sherman, from Raleigh, North Carolina, over the enemy's telegraph wires, and through the headquarters of General Joseph Johnston, that the reported armistice was a reality, and that he was to cease further operations. To return to General Stoneman's expedition from East Tennessee. Owing to the difficulty of procuring animals for his command, and the bad condition of the roads, General Stoneman was only enabled to start from Knoxville about the twentieth of March, simultaneously with General Wilson's departure from C
ed public, namely, morning of the twenty-eighth. You will observe from the dates that these despatches were running back and forth from Richmond and Washington to New York, and there published, while General Grant and I were together in Raleigh, North Carolina, adjusting, to the best of our ability, the terms of surrender of the only remaining formidable rebel army in existence at the time east of the Mississippi river. Not one word of intimation had been sent to me of the displeasure of the s I have been unable to satisfy, similar to those made by nearly every officer in my command whose duty brings him in contact with citizens. I leave you to do what you think expedient to provide the military remedy. [By telegraph ] Raleigh, North Carolina, May 5, 1805. When General Grant was here, as you doubtless recollect, he said the lines had been extended to embrace this and other States south. The order, it seems, has been modified so as to include only Virginia and Tennessee.
D. M., Macon, Ga., April 23, 1865. Major-General W. T. Sherman, commanding Military Division of the Mississippi, Raleigh, North Carolina: In compliance with instructions by telegraph through General J. E. Johnston, I have the honor to send to you in Cipher.] headquarters cavalry corps, M. D. M., Macon, Georgia, April 28, 1865. Major-General W. T. Sherman, Raleigh, North Carolina: An officer under flag of truce from Columbus reports that Canby has captured Spanish fort and Mobile, with tgram in Cipher.] headquarters cavalry corps. M. D. M., Macon, Ga., April 30, 1865. Major-General W. T. Sherman, Raleigh, North Carolina: Since my telegram of to-day, I have received a despatch from General Steedman, Chattanooga, April 25th, thro. [Telegram.] headquarters cavalry corps, M. P. M., Macon, Ga., April 30. 1865. Major-General W. T. Sherman, Raleigh, North Carolina: The telegram announcing the convention between yourself and General Johnston is just received. I shall se