Two days after this, Kilpatrick was dated by Wheeler.
Slocum has with him the Fifteenth and Sixteenth corps.
The Fourteenth and Twentieth corps comprise the force operating against Columbia and Charleston.
This leaves one corps of Sherman's army unaccounted for. We presume it has been left at Savannah.
By the latest advices through the Yankee papers, we learn that Sherman was still at his headquarters at Beaufort.
Recent appointments — the Commissary-General.
Generals Stephen Decatur Lee and Wade Hampton, recently appointed lieutenant generals, have been confirmed by the Confederate Senate.
The promotion of General Hampton makes him rank General Wheeler, and puts him in command of all our cavalry now operating against Sherman.
The very best effects may be expected to result from this appointment.
General Hampton's presence will not fail to inspire confidence and enthusiasm.
Colonel Isaac M. St. John, at present Chief of the Nitre and Mining Bureau, has bee