of enemy is infantry or cavalry.
You must call reinforcements from Richmond.
There are none here.
Give hour of dispatch. R. E. Lee, General.
Headquarters, 14th August, 1864—6:15 P. M. General R. S. Ewell, Richmond.
I wish Hampton to return to Richmond, as soon as practicable, with his whole command.
You must reinforce Field from Richmond.
Where do you expect them from this side? R. E. Lee, General.
15th August, 1864. General R. E. Lee, Chaffin's Bluff:
Mosby telegraphs, Upperville 13th, attacked enemy's supply train, near Berryville, that morning.
Dispersed guard, treble 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. Genera
ase 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.
iting apprehends an attack.
Send him all the troops you can. G. T. Beauregard, General.
Petersburg, 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. Bront of Hill's corps.
It was soon restored.
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.