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pril 22d. he Disapproves operations against Plymouth and Newbern. Predicts Burnside's attack upon Petersburg, and Advises concentration of forces, letter of General Bragg. alarm of the authorities in Richmond. General Butler beaten off on the 6th and 7th of May. recall of troops. General Hoke's junction with General Ransom. General Beauregard reaches Drury's Bluff. his plan to destroy Butler's and Grant's forces. he Submits it to General Bragg. the latter approves, but will not conseer, that the order should be revoked, and thus were Petersburg and Richmond barely saved by the opportune presence and gallant conduct of Hagood's command. It was upon that occasion that General Butler's forces were baffled and beaten off, on the 6th and 7th of May, in their attempt to seize the Richmond Railroad above Petersburg. Much praise is also due to the prompt action of General Bushrod Johnson and his Tennesseeans, 1168 in number, whom General Hagood found at the junction when he arri
of South Carolina that they must now leave him and return to their families. They strongly objected, and insisted upon accompanying him until he should have reached his home in safety. This he positively refused to allow; for travelling was then very difficult, especially in Georgia, owing to the destruction of the railroads; and he was unwilling that they should put themselves to so much inconvenience on his account. They yielded, therefore, though reluctantly, and on the next morning (May 6th) finally parted from the General, after a most affectionate leave-taking. Four years of toil and dangers, shared together, had cemented between them a friendship which no after-event could possibly impair. General Beauregard and the remainder of his party arrived at Augusta, Ga., during the afternoon of the 8th, after passing through Charlotte, N. C., Rockhill, Newberry, Edgefield, and Hamburg, S. C. He had stopped at Edgefield on the morning of the 7th to pay a parting visit to Governo
due regard to the safety of your command, which must not be captured, as it will be required for future operations. G. T. Beauregard. Telegram. Weldon, N. C., May 6th, 1864:9 P. M. Genl. Pickett, Petersburg, Va.: Despatch received. Will it not be well for you to send scouts in the direction of Suffolk, to ascertain whether or twenty miles in advance of railroad? Guards have been ordered to the different bridges on the line of railroad. G. T. Beauregard. Telegram. Weldon, N. C., May 6th, 1864:3 P. M. President Jefferson Davis, Richmond, Va.: Am still confined to my tent by sickness; but hope to leave to-morrow morning for Petersburg, where I ahe had moved with, arrived at Petersburg, and was pushed forward by General Pickett to Walthall Junction, reaching the latter place a little before 5 P. M. on the 6th May, and there found Lieutenant-Colonel Dargan's detachment, which had preceded him about an hour. This raised his force to about 600 men, composed of his own regime