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As soon as the requisite number of copies of this paper was made and duly signed, one was dispatched to each President, and we separated. The next day General Sherman published the following orders to his troops:1 “The general commanding announces to the army a suspension of hostilities, and an agreement with General Johnston and high officials which, when formally ratified, will make peace from the Potomac to the Rio Grande. Until the absolute peace is arranged, a line passing through Tyrrell's Mount, Chapel University, Durham's Station, and West Point, on the Neuse River, will separate the two armies. Each army commander will group his camps entirely with a view to comfort, health, and good police. All the details of military discipline ”
1 Special Field Orders, No. 58.
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