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September 2nd, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 1.29
ot 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 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 orde
September 3rd, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 1.29
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, Va., September 3d, 1864. Governor Z. B. Vance, Raleigh, N. C.: General Whiting 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. Bea
August 28th, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 1.29
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 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
August 18th, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 1.29
shall, 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 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 (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.
August 14th (search for this): chapter 1.29
5 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; 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 can be transported. After these troops 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
August 16th, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 1.29
t 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 one hundred and fifty prisoners taken, representing three divisions of Fifth c
August, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 1.29
rawn. Shall try attack in the morning with all the force I can spare. I will call on Wilcox for a brigade, as instructed. G. T. Beauregard. near Petersburg, Va., Aug. 20th, 1864—7 P. M. General R. E. Lee. Chaffin's Bluff: Expect to attack early in the morning. Have already taken one brigade from Hoke and another from Johnson, extending their commands in the lines to utmost. No available force shall be left behind. Am happy to hear of Early's success. G. T. Beauregard. 21stAugust, 1864. General G. T. Anderson, Commanding Brigade, Dunlop's. Camp your brigade for to-night at some convenient point near where you are landed from the cars. Notify army headquarters of your location. Extend same orders to dismounted cavalry. W. H. Taylor, A. A. G. near Petersburg, 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 t
August 15th, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 1.29
d, 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, te 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 bacere 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
August 14th, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 1.29
een 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 characteresist it. R. E. Lee, General. Headquarters army of Northern Virginia, 14th August, 1864. Major-General Wade Hampton, Charlottesville, Va.: Halt your command; e 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 tk 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 ot. W. H. Taylor. Headquarters army of Northern Virginia, 12:15 P. M., 14th August, 1864. General C. W. field, Chaffin's Bluff. You do not say whether the forc 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
August 12th, 1864 AD (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
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