he Declines to send cavalry to support General Wheeler.
General Beauregard urges him to greaterrinth, and thence towards Meridian.
Major-General Wheeler, with his command, was to guard the coanta for last three days.
On the 16th General Wheeler, through General Taylor, forwarded the fontly needed to cooperate with and support General Wheeler's forces, General Beauregard now requeste— through General Cobb as well as through General Wheeler. General Hood was aware of it, but could
He wishes you to send forthwith to Major-General Wheeler one brigade of cavalry of Jackson's diartment, to Generals Hood, Taylor, Cobb, and Wheeler, and lost no time in giving all necessary ordgrams from Generals Hardee, Taylor, Cobb, and Wheeler were received by him relative to Sherman's aducted him at once to repeat his orders to General Wheeler to watch closely Sherman's movements, and division of cavalry (Jackson's) to reinforce Wheeler; but this order was suspended by him, his obj