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front, such a thing would be disadvantageous. Wilcox goes to Winchester first to see if an adequate force can be raised, and will write or send thence to Evans. Yours truly, J. E. Johnston. Genl. Beauregard. Manassas, Va., Sept. 6th, 1861. Dear General,—I have been reflecting much on our advanced positions since my visit to them, and I think, under the present circumstances, we can neither give them up, nor allow them to be taken from us by a coup de main, or an attack intions are accepted, I would then transfer my headquarters to Annandale, otherwise to Fairfax Court-House. Yours, very truly, G. T. Beauregard. Genl. J. E. Johnston, Duncan's House, Manassas, Va. Duncan's House, Manassas, Va., Sept. 6th, 1861. Dear General,—I cannot perceive the advantage of placing ourselves so near the enemy's works as you propose (the line of Munson's and Mason's hills, etc.). They seem to me too strong to be attacked by us with our present means. We ca