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ons we could at any time concentrate our forces for offensive or defensive purposes. I think, by a bold move, we could capture the enemy's advance forces at Annandale; and, should he come out to their support, give him battle—with all the chances in our favor. But, for that object, we must have all our artillery ready in every respect. Yours very truly, G. T. Beauregard. Genl. J. E. Johnston, Comdg. Manassas, Va. Confederate States of America, War Department, Richmond, Aug. 13th, 1861. Sir,—You are hereby informed that the President has appointed you, by and with the advice of Congress, a General (to take rank July 21st, 1861) in the Army of the Confederate States. You are requested to signify your acceptance or nonacceptance of said appointment. And should you accept, you will sign before a magistrate the oath of office herewith, and forward the same, with your letter of acceptance, to this department. L. P. Walker, Sec. of War. Genl. G. T. Beauregard, etc.