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Jubal A. Early (search for this): chapter 1.29
e 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 Northern Virginia, 14th August, 1864. Major-General Wade Hampton, Charlottesville, Va.:
ceived. Will send articles requested at once. Tell General brigade left for Richmond ten minutes to 10 o'clock. All quiet here. W. H. Taylor, A. A. G. near Petersburg, Va., Aug. 18, 1864—7:30 P. M. General R. E. Lee, Chaffin's Bluff: General Heth reports having driven enemy about one mile below Davis' House. Over one hundred and fifty prisoners taken, representing three divisions of Fifth corps. Heth desired reinforcements to complete his success. He has already all I can spare (thrHeth desired reinforcements to complete his success. He has already all 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. M. General R. E. Le<
64. 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 Military District, Wilmington, N. C.: Every exertion will be made to reinforce you in time from all points. Governor Vance has already been called upon to imitate Governor Brown of Georgia. Federal soldiers appear much discouraged. They fight 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 you such troops as can be spared from the reserves. G. T. Beauregard, General. Petersburg,
J. L. Corley (search for this): chapter 1.29
hurch. Hill reports enemy has strengthened his force in his front. At daylight three brigades were seen moving to enemy's left. Hill's pickets report wagons or artillery moving from 11 until 3 o'clock last night to our left. W. H. Taylor, A. A. G. 15th August, 1864. General R. E. Lee, via Chaffin's Bluff: General Hampton telegraphs from Richmond his command is moving back, and he awaits instructions there. Cars are at Dunlop's for two brigades. If not needed for this purpose, Colonel Corley would like to use them for Liffis. W. H. Taylor, A. A. G. 16th August, 1864—11 P. M. Colonel C. Marshall, A. D. C. to General Lee, Chaffin's Bluff. Telegram received. Will send articles requested at once. Tell General brigade left for Richmond ten minutes to 10 o'clock. All quiet here. W. H. Taylor, A. A. G. near Petersburg, Va., Aug. 18, 1864—7:30 P. M. General R. E. Lee, Chaffin's Bluff: General Heth reports having driven enemy about one mile below Davis' House. Over
vement of troops. G. T. Beauregard. near Petersburg, Va., Aug. 19th, 1864—9:20 A. M. General R. E. Lee, Chaffin's Bluff: Captured Yankee captain. Says object of expedition was to break up Weldon railroad and so weaken our forces in front as to increase chance of breaking our lines, intimating use of another move. The fire of our batteries this morning must have disconcerted enemy's plan. G. T. Beauregard. Petersburg, August 19th, 1864. General R. E. Lee, Chaffin's Bluff: Colonel Simmons, of Thomas' brigade, reports that a brigade of infantry passed pontoon bridge this A. M. about 7 o'clock, moving this way. Artillery or wagons were passing bridge all night. G. T. Beauregard. Petersburg, Va., Aug. 19th, 1864—1.30 P. M. General R. E. Lee, Chaffin's Bluff. General Wilcox reports passing of wagons or artillery all night over pontoon bridge from north to south side of Appomattox. G. T. Beauregard. near Petersburg, Aug. 19th, 1864—8:00 P. M. Captain A. R. Chishol<
Maxcy Gregg (search for this): chapter 1.29
e 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. The two regiments will number about two hundred each. Communicaps have been taken away, trains for 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.
, which will be 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, Commandi
W. S. Hancock (search for this): chapter 1.29
his number; captured and destroyed seventy-five (75) loaded wagons; brought off over two hundred prisoners, including several officers; between five and six hundred horses and mules; upwards of two hundred head of fine beef cattle, and many valuable stores. Considerable number of 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 reports enemy has strengthened his force in his front. At daylight three brigades were seen moving to enemy's left. Hill's pickets report wagons or artillery moving from 11 until 3 o'clock last night to our left. W. H. Ta
William Smith (search for this): chapter 1.29
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 Military District, Wilmington, N. C.: Every exertion will be made to reinforce you in time from all points. Governor Vance has already been called upon to imitate Governor Brown of Ge
James A. Seddon (search for this): chapter 1.29
General G. T. Beauregard: Have felt enemy in my front, and discovered force all prepared on my line. Geo. E. Pickett, Major-General. An answer will be sent you by signals, which will be 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
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