Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gov. Pickens” in article pos=46 of The Daily Dispatch: April 13, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...e official correspondence which took place before the bombardment commenced:
Charleston April 8, 1861. To L. P. Walker Dear Sir
--An authorized messenger from Lincoln has just informed Gov. Pickens and myself that provisions will be sent to Fort Sumter, "peaceably if they can, forcibly if they must." G. T. Beauregard.
Montgomery April 10, 1861. To Gen.Beauregard, Charleston:
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