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o-morrow at daylight, by river road, to cut him off from his Bermuda base. You will take up your position to-night on Swift Creek, with Wise's, Martin's, Dearing's, and two regiments of Colquitt's brigades, with about twenty pieces, under Colonel Jion of troops moving from opposite sides of the enemy; and proposed that Whiting's command should move at night by the Chesterfield road, where they would not probably be observed by Butler's advance. This, in the main, is correct. Mr. Davis, astainly deliver the order to General Whiting. Opportunely, a courier arrived from General Whiting, who had come up the Chesterfield road. He then said the order would have to be drawn with a good deal of care, and that he would prepare it as soon as by you. I have ordered Major-General Whiting to co-operate with all his forces by attacking the enemy in rear from Swift Creek. A copy of my instructions to him and of my order of battle will be forwarded as soon as practicable to the Departmen
regard forwarded the following written communication to Richmond: Headquarters, Department N. C. And so. Va., Swift Creek, Va., June 9th, 1864, 7 A. M. General Braxton Bragg, Comdg. C. S. Armies, Richmond, Va.: General,—The present movementight be defended by a line of redoubts from Dunn's house to Swift Creek. The short line west of Fort Clifton, between Swift Creek and the Appomattox, would be a barrier against any approach from the intersection of those two streams. The defensid against his lines in front of Petersburg. In support of this assertion we offer the following telegrams: 1 Swift Creek, Va., June 14th, 1864:7.15 A. M. General Braxton Bragg, Richmond, Va.: Movement of Grant's across Chickahominy and incl Lee be returned at once? Please submit my letter of 9th instant to President. G. T. Beauregard, General. 2. Swift Creek, Va., June 14th, 1864:8.10 P. M. General R. E. Lee, Army N. Va.: A deserter from the enemy reports that Butler has bee
is headquarters, in the Dunlop Castle, near Swift Creek, about three miles from Petersburg. Generaicsville Road. Braxton Bragg. Telegram. Swift Creek, June 9th, 1864. Major-Genl. B. R. Johnson: Department N. C. and so. Va., Dunlop's, on Swift Creek, June 14th, 1864. Genl. R. E. Lee, Comdg. Ad Johnson from Bermuda Hundreds line. 1. Swift Creek, Va., June 15th, 1864:1 P. M. Genl. Braxton Brf this despatch to General R. E. Lee. 2. Swift Creek, June 15th, 1864:1.45 P. M. Genl. Braxton B15th I sent you the following despatch: Swift Creek, Va., June 15th, 1864:7 A. M. Genl. Braxton BrLee the following telegraphic despatch: Swift Creek, Va., June 15th, 1864:1 P. M. Genl. Braxton Br 1.45 P. M. I telegraphed you as follows: Swift Creek, June 15th, 1864:1.45 P. M. Genl. Braxton B your quarters—we were then at Dunlop's, on Swift Creek. Mr. Soule was with you at the time, and Cowhile we were encamped at Dunlop's farm, on Swift Creek, near Petersburg, you received intelligence[4 more...]