Appendices to Vol. I.
Appendix to Chapter I
Engineer Department, Washington, Jan. 24th, 1861.Major,—The Secretary of War directs that Special Orders No. 238, of Nov. 8th, 1860, appointing you to the post of Superintendent of the Military Academy, be revoked, and that you return to your former station at New Orleans. Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Bvt. Major P. G. T. Beauregard, Corps of Engineers, West Point, N. Y.:
Jos. G. Totten, Bvt. Brig.-Genl., Chief Eng.
War Department, Adjutant. General's office, Washington, Jan. 25th, 1861.Special Order No. 19. Special Order No. 238, Adjutant-General's Office, of November, 1860, appointing Bvt. Major Peter G. T. Beauregard, Captain Corps of Engineers, to be the Superintendent of the Military Academy, is hereby revoked, and Major Beauregard will return to his former station at New Orleans, La. By order of the Secretary of War.
State army-but my professional knowledge, experience, and services, without military rank, are at the command of the State, even unto death. Respectfully, your obedient servant,
State must rely in the hour of danger.