Vicksburg, Miss., July 4, 1863.
Maj. Gen. U. S. GRANT,
Commanding United States Forces, &c.:
GENERAL: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of this day, and in reply to say that the terms proposed by you are accepted.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
J. C. PEMBERTON,
SOURCE: The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series I, Volume 24, Part 1 (Serial No. 36), p. 61