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North Carolina which was ordered to you. I have also informed you by telegram that I have applied to the Governor of Alabama to send you two additional regiments. Those regiments are now at Talladega, and will be ordered to Chattanooga. They are not armed. I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant R. E. Lee, General, Commanding. Atlanta, Ga., May 2, 1862. Hon. George W. Randolph, Secretary of War: Your dispatch just received. Refers probably to Davis' dispatch of May 2, p. 481. I turned over all the State troops to General Lawton, in command at Savannah, on the 16th of April. Under our correspondence he accepted them, and I notified you of my action. I think he has disbanded most of them and sent them home. If re-enforcements are not sent to Chattanooga immediately we shall be cut off from the coal mines, and all the iron mills and machine-shops in the State will be stopped. I have no means to arm the militia, and could not organize a force suffici