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will accept the men offered. G. T. Beauregard. Headquarters cavalry, Trenton, Tenn., April 10, 1862. Maj. George Williamson, Assistant Adjutant-General, Corinth, Miss.: Major: I have just returned from a five days scout in the direction of Hickman; remained one night at Union City, and thence toward Dresden. The enemy's cavalry did not make their appearance. I found everything quiet on my line. The Union feeling throughout the upper country is very strong, and the management of these mo enfilade and protect it. G. T. Beauregard, General, Commanding. Hdqrs. First Corps, Army of the Mississippi, Corinth, May 1, 1862. Brigadier-General Jordan, Assistant Adjutant-General: General: I have received several communications from Hickman and Paducah of late dates, informing me the Federal force at the former place is quite small and is about to be removed altogether. I learn also from a reliable source that the Federal force at Paducah consists of about 200 cavalry, whose disci
heir friends they recover much sooner. In all matters connected with the military administration of your army and district you will act according to your own judgment. You will also retain your own staff officers and provide for your own supplies. I have not the least desire to interfere, but will assist you in these matters wherever you wish and I can do it. In regard to small gunboats, I have strong hopes of capturing some of those of the enemy now hemmed in between New Madrid and Hickman. General Pope is confident that they cannot escape, and that they must either surrender or destroy them. We expect to attack them about the middle of next week. The sending of large re-enforcements to Curtis and Canby has seriously interfered with my plans. It will divert about 10,000 men intended for the Tennessee River. I therefore trust you will co-operate with Grant and Smith with all the troops you can possibly throw on that point. Grant telegraphs that Johnston is now at Corint