t, whose name and valor are so intimately associated with the memorable defense of Fort Sumter; the Hon. W. N. H. Smith, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, and a prominent member from that State of the Confederate Congress, and Senator Dortch, who also rendered valuable aid in moulding the legislation of the Cony and efficient conduct, advanced to the grade of brigadier-general in the Army of Northern Virginia—peacefully closed his eyes at the home of his adoption in North Carolina.
Five days afterwards, surrounded by devoted friends, accompanied by the loves of Southern hearts and amid the comforts of the metropolis of the South, Pree miles and three-quarters.
His right was commanded by Brigadier-General Baker, and his left by Brigadier-General Lewis. General Baker's forces consisted of North Carolina troops and Georgia and South Carolina artillerists.
Those under General Lewis embraced Worthen's North Carolina battalion, detachments of the 4th Tennessee a
ssing it to your Excellency.
I connot see how we can operate with our present supplies.
Any derangement in their arrival or disaster to the railroad would render it impossible for me to keep the army together and might force a retreat into North Carolina.
There is nothing to be had in this section for men or animals.
We have rations for the troops to-day and to-morrow.
headquarters, June 26, 1864. His Excellency, President Davis.
* * * * * * I am less uneasy about holding our positiotillery of the army are still scattered for want of provender, and our supply and ammunition trains, which ought to be with the army in case of a sudden movement, are absent collecting provisions and forage — some in West Virginia and some in North Carolina.
You see to what straits we are reduced.
headquarters Petersburg, March 17, 1865. Honorable John C. Breckinridge, Secretary of War:
* * * * * * * I have had this morning to send General William H. F. Lee's division back to Stony Creek
c, Paris, France.
E. M. Law, Yorkville, S. C.
George B. Anderson, North Carolina.
George T. Anderson, Anniston, Ala.
Samuel R. Anderson, Tennessee.
Joseph R. Andersongusta, Ga.
Joseph R. Davis, Biloxi, Miss.
X. B. De Bray, Austin, Texas.
William R. Cox, North Carolina.
George D. Dibbrell, Tennessee.
H. B. Davidson, Tennessee.
T. P. Dockery, Arkansas.Kentucky.
Edward Higgins, Norfolk, Va.
George B. Hodge, Kentucky.
William J. Hoke, North Carolina.
Alfred Iverson, Florida.
J. D. Imboden, Southwest Virginia.
Alfred E. Jackson, Nashvowry, Jackson, Miss.
Walter B. Lane, Texas.
Joseph H. Lewis, Kentucky.
W. G. Lewis, North Carolina.
William McComb, Gordonsville, Va.
Samuel McGowan, Abbeville, S. C.
John T. Morgan, Texas.
W. W. Mackall, Warrenton, Va.
George Maney, Nashville, Tenn.
James G. Martin, North Carolina.
John McCausland, West Virginia.
Henry E. McCulloch, Texas.
W. R. Miles, Mississipp