HDQRS. ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,
In the Field, April 10, 1865.
I. All officers and men of the Confederate service paroled at Appomattox Court-House, Va., who, to reach their homes, are compelled to pass through the lines of the Union armies, will be allowed to do so, and to pass free on all Government transports and military railroads.
II. Bvt. Brig. Gen. R. H. Jackson, U.S. Volunteers, is hereby assigned to duty according to his brevet rank, by authority of the Secretary of War.
By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:
E. S. PARKER,
Lieutenant-Colonel and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
SOURCE: Arthur Caswell Parker, The Life of General Ely S. Parker, p. 139-40; The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series I, Volume 46, Part 3 (Serial No. 97), p. 687