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Dutch Gap (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.29
Field Telegrams from around Petersburg, Virginia. [In Volumes III, VII, and XIV were published a number of these telegrams. The following will also be found of interest.] Headquarters, 12th August, 1864. General R. S. Ewell, Chaffin's Bluff: Deserter reports that men at Dutch Gap are volunteers—paid forty cents extra for digging. Their purpose being to dig a canal. If they cannot be stopped, arrangements must be made to make the canal useless by choosing positions and erecting batteries. See what can be done. R. E. Lee. Headquarters, 12th August, 1864. General J. A. Early, via Woodstock, Va.: Dispatch of 11th received. Anderson has been advised, communicate with him. R. E. Lee, General. Headquarters, 14th August, 1864—9:15 A. M. General C. W. Field, Chaffin's Bluff. What is the character of the force advancing against your left? Concentrate the cavalry in that quarter and dispose your infantry to resist it. R. E. Lee, General. Headquarters army of N
City Point (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.29
enemy killed and wounded. His loss two killed and three wounded. W. H. Taylor, A. A. G. 15th August, 1864. General R. E. Lee, Chaffin's Bluff: One of Dearing's scouts, said to be generally correct, reports Hancock's Second corps went to City Point and came back again yesterday. Fields' capture of prisoners from this corps yesterday seems to contradict this. Perhaps you have positive information. Dearing also reports enemy have withdrawn their pickets from Garey's Church. Hill reportsall I can spare (three brigades of infantry). which must return to vicinity of lines during night. G. T. Beauregard. Dunn's Hill, 18th August, 1864—10:45 P. M. General R. E. Lee, Chaffin's Bluff: General Hoke reports that the railroad to City Point has been used a great deal to-day by the enemy, and that they are still doing so; also that bands of music have been heard in that direction, indicating the movement of troops. G. T. Beauregard. near Petersburg, Va., Aug. 19th, 1864—9:20 A.
Deep Bottom (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.29
se your infantry to resist it. R. E. Lee, General. Headquarters army of Northern Virginia, 14th August, 1864. Major-General Wade Hampton, Charlottesville, Va.: Halt your command; return towards Richmond. Gregg's division is crossing at Deep Bottom. Send back an officer to ascertain position. R. E. Lee. Headquarters, 14th August. Major A. L. Land, Dunlop's. Your telegram received. The two regiments will number about two hundred each. Communicate with General Wilcox when they ca two brigades (say twenty-five hundred men) are to be kept at Landy's. W. H. Taylor. Headquarters, 14th August, 1864. General Wade Hampton, Beaver Dam, Va.. Halt your command and return towards Richmond. Gregg's division is crossing at Deep Bottom. Send back an officer to ascertain position. R. E. Lee, General. Headquarters, 14th August, 1864. General C. W. field, Chaffin's Bluff. Have sent to halt Hampton and ordered cavalry from this side. If unnecessary let me know. Aid th
Charlottesville (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.29
acter of the force advancing against your left? Concentrate the cavalry in that quarter and dispose your infantry to resist it. R. E. Lee, General. Headquarters army of Northern Virginia, 14th August, 1864. Major-General Wade Hampton, Charlottesville, Va.: Halt your command; return towards Richmond. Gregg's division is crossing at Deep Bottom. Send back an officer to ascertain position. R. E. Lee. Headquarters, 14th August. Major A. L. Land, Dunlop's. Your telegram received. Thdred cavalry, ordered from Richmond. This may be a feint to draw troops from here. Watch closely, and return the troops from here at the earliest moment. R. E. Lee. Mr. Potts: General Hampton is, to-day, on the cars from Richmond to Charlottesville. Send this to Richmond, or request them to have it delivered to him on the route, if practicable. It is very desirable for General Hampton to get it. W. H. Taylor. Headquarters army of Northern Virginia, 12:15 P. M., 14th August, 1864.
Richmond (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.29
. G. T. Beauregard. near Petersburg, Aug. 19th, 1864—8:00 P. M. Captain A. R. Chisholm, A. D. C, Spotswood Hotel, Richmond, Va.. Should you not be able to obtain an answer to my letter, see Secretary of War on subject, and return soon as pracyou. Take no notice of it. W. H. Taylor, A. A. G. Petersburg, Va., 25th August, 1864. Honorable Secretary of War, Richmond, Va.. General Early reports from Charleston that he has forced the enemy back to Harpers Ferry. R. E. Lee. Petersburg, Va. 27th August, 1864. Hon. Jas. A. Seddon, Secretary of War, Richmond, Va.: General Archer is on duty with his brigade. Officers capable of duty cannot be spared. Generals H. H. Walker at Savannah, and A. L. Long at Lynchburg, at present i General G. T. Beauregard, Wilmington, N. C.: Are there any guns not required at Wilmington suitable for defense of James river? R. E. Lee. Petersburg, Va., September 11th, 1864. General G. T. Beauregard, Wilmington, N. C. : About 2 A. M.
Lynchburg (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.29
e unintelligible to you. Take no notice of it. W. H. Taylor, A. A. G. Petersburg, Va., 25th August, 1864. Honorable Secretary of War, Richmond, Va.. General Early reports from Charleston that he has forced the enemy back to Harpers Ferry. R. E. Lee. Petersburg, Va. 27th August, 1864. Hon. Jas. A. Seddon, Secretary of War, Richmond, Va.: General Archer is on duty with his brigade. Officers capable of duty cannot be spared. Generals H. H. Walker at Savannah, and A. L. Long at Lynchburg, at present incapacitated for field service, might be available for a court. General J. G. Martin with Holmes also. R. E. Lee. Petersburg, Va., 28th August, 1864. Governor Wm. Smith, Richmond. My telegram of the 26th, asking that the militia on duty in Petersburg may be continued thirty days is unanswered. Their services are necessary. Please answer. G. T. Beauregard, General near Petersburg, Va., Sept. 2d, 1864—8:00 P. M. Major-General W. H. C. Whiting, Commanding Third Mili
Headquarters (Washington, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.29
se telegrams. The following will also be found of interest.] Headquarters, 12th August, 1864. General R. S. Ewell, Chaffin's Bluff: Desns and erecting batteries. See what can be done. R. E. Lee. Headquarters, 12th August, 1864. General J. A. Early, via Woodstock, Va.: has been advised, communicate with him. R. E. Lee, General. Headquarters, 14th August, 1864—9:15 A. M. General C. W. Field, Chaffin's Blutom. Send back an officer to ascertain position. R. E. Lee. Headquarters, 14th August. Major A. L. Land, Dunlop's. Your telegram receiy-five hundred men) are to be kept at Landy's. W. H. Taylor. Headquarters, 14th August, 1864. General Wade Hampton, Beaver Dam, Va.. Had back an officer to ascertain position. R. E. Lee, General. Headquarters, 14th August, 1864. General C. W. field, Chaffin's Bluff. Have are none here. Give hour of dispatch. R. E. Lee, General. Headquarters, 14th August, 1864—6:15 P. M. General R. S. Ewell, Richmond.
Burkesville (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.29
Va., 10th September, 1864. General G. T. Beauregard, Wilmington, N. C.: Are there any guns not required at Wilmington suitable for defense of James river? R. E. Lee. Petersburg, Va., September 11th, 1864. General G. T. Beauregard, Wilmington, N. C. : About 2 A. M. yesterday enemy broke through picket line in front of Hill's corps. It was soon restored. Loss slight. Casualties in Hoke's and Johnson's-three killed and sixteen wounded. Geo. Wm. Brent, A. A. G. Wilmington, N. C., September 12th, 1864. General R. E. Lee, Commanding, Petersburg, Va.: Everything here is in as good condition as means and circumstances will permit. Practised artillerists and proper infantry support are most needed at present. No heavy guns can safely be spared from here. G. T. Beauregard. Petersburg, Va., September 12th, 1864. General J. A. Walker, Burkesville, Va.. The enemy seems to be moving. Instruct your commanders at bridges to be alert. Geo. Wm. Brent, Col. and A. A. G.
Goldsboro (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.29
sburg, Va., Aug. 24, 1864—2:45 P. M. Major-General Whiting, Commanding Third District, Wilmington, N. C.: In case of urgent necessity call on General Baker at Goldsboro for assistance. I believe it will prove to be only a feint. G. T. Beauregard. near Petersburg, Aug. 24, 1864—2:45 P. M. Brigadier-General Baker, Commanding Second District, Goldsboro, N. C.: General Whiting is authorized to call on you for assistance should he be hard pressed. Aid him as much as your means will permit. G. T. Beauregard. Petersburg, Va., 25th August, 1864. Major-General George E. Pickett, Hancock's House: You will please send at once the following dispatcht badly. I will visit Wilmington soon. G. T. Beauregard. Petersburg, Va., September 3d, 1864. General W. H. C. Whiting, Wilmington, N C: General Baker at Goldsboro has been ordered to hold all his disposable troops in readiness to aid you should you need them. Governor Vance and General Holmes have been requested to send y
Woodstock, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.29
f these telegrams. The following will also be found of interest.] Headquarters, 12th August, 1864. General R. S. Ewell, Chaffin's Bluff: Deserter reports that men at Dutch Gap are volunteers—paid forty cents extra for digging. Their purpose being to dig a canal. If they cannot be stopped, arrangements must be made to make the canal useless by choosing positions and erecting batteries. See what can be done. R. E. Lee. Headquarters, 12th August, 1864. General J. A. Early, via Woodstock, Va.: Dispatch of 11th received. Anderson has been advised, communicate with him. R. E. Lee, General. Headquarters, 14th August, 1864—9:15 A. M. General C. W. Field, Chaffin's Bluff. What is the character of the force advancing against your left? Concentrate the cavalry in that quarter and dispose your infantry to resist it. R. E. Lee, General. Headquarters army of Northern Virginia, 14th August, 1864. Major-General Wade Hampton, Charlottesville, Va.: Halt your command; re
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