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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 4 2 Browse Search
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rdered to Charleston, S. C., to assume command and direct operations against Fort Sumter.> while in charge of the military defences of Louisiana, and of the construction of the New Orleans custom-house, in the fall of 1860, General Beauregard, then brevet Major of United States Engineers, received the following order from Washington: Special order, no. 238. War Department, Adjutant-General's office, Washington, November 8th, 1860. By direction of the President, brevet Major Peter G. T. Beauregard, Corps of Engineers, is appointed superintendent of the Military Academy, and will relieve the present superintendent at the close of the approaching semi-annual examination of cadets. By order of the Secretary of War. S. Cooper, Adjutant-General. This was not only an honorable position, much coveted, and justly so, in the army, but it was also a highly responsible one, to which none but officers of the Engineer Corps of acknowledged merit had, up to that time, bee
. 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. S. Cooper, Adj.-Genlfourth section of an Act of Congress to raise Provisional Forces for the Confederate States of America, and for other purposes, a copy of which I have the honor to enclose in another communication of this date, the President has appointed Peter G. T. Beauregard brigadier-General, to command the Provisional Forces of this government in the harbor of Charleston. General Beauregard will be accompanied by an Adjutant, whose duty it will be to receive into the Provisional army, with their officers, u