Sin: I have the honur to report that the arsenal was surrendered this
morning to the governor of Georgia upon honorable terms, herewith in-
I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Captain, Second ~Artillery.
Col. S. COOPER, Adjutant-General U. S. Army, Washington, D. C.
AUGUSTA ARSENAL, GA., January 24, 1861.
His excellency the governor of Georgia having demanded the United
States Arsenal at Augusta, commanded-by Capt. Arnold Elzey, Second
Artillery, U. S. Army, the following terms are agreed upon, to wit.:
1st. The flag to le saluted and lowered by the United States troops.
2d. The company to be marched out with military honors and to re-
tain its arms and company property.
3d. The officers and soldiers to occupy quarters until removed beyond
the limits of the State, and to have the use of the post transportation to
and from the city and in the neighborhood, and the privilege of obtain-
ing supplies from the city.
4th. The public property to be receipted for hy the State authorities
and accounted for upon adjustment between the State of Georgia and
the United States of America.
5th. The troops to have unobstructed passage through and out of the
State, by water, to New York, via Savannah.
JOSEPH E. BROWN,
Governor and 6~ommander.in-Cidef of the Army of the State of Georgia.
Captain, Second Artillery, Commanding Augusta Arsenal.