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andled, I have not the least doubt that we could an-nihilate fifty thousand of the enemy.
I beg and entreat that a concerted plan of operations be adopted at once by the government, for its different columns.
Otherwise, we will be assailed in detail by superior forces, and will be cut off, or destroyed entirely.
Lieutenant-Colonel Jones will present my views more in detail to your Excellency. G. T. Beauregard, Brig-Gen. Comdg.
The President made the following reply:
Richmond, Va., June 13th, 1861.
My dear General,—Colonel Jones delivered to me your letter of the 12th instant, and, as suggested by you, I conversed with him of the matter to which it related.
Your information may be more accurate than we possess, in relation to the purposes of the enemy, and I will briefly reply to you on the hypothesis which forms the basis of your suggestions.
If the enemy commence operations by attack upon Harper's Ferry, I do not perceive why General Johnston should be u