eral. Official. W. H. Taylor, A. A. G.
Headquarters, Petersburg, June 18th, 1864:11.30 A. M. General Braxton Bragg, Richmond, Va.:
Occupied last night my new lines without impediment.
Kershaw's division arrived about half-past 7, and Field's at about half-past 9 o'clock. They are being placed in position.
All comparatively quiet this morning.
General Lee has just arrived. G. T. Beauregard, General.
Extract from a letter of General Kershaw to General Beauregard. Camden, S. C., July 22d, 1876.
My dear General,—* * * I have been induced to think over the matter more carefully, and am now reminded that my position, when first in line of battle at Petersburg, was, as you remember, with my right on or near the Jerusalem plank-road, extending across the open field, and bending back towards the front of the Cemetery. * * * The first of my division that arrived took the cars sent for them, and marched through the city while I was at your quarters.
The sun was jus