General Assembly of South Carolina.
General Beauregard is called to Montgomery.
the President wishes him to assist General Bragg at Pensacola.
his reasons therefor.
deputation from New Orleans asking his transfer to Louisiana.
On his arrival at Montgomery he was informed that the President desired to send him to Pensacola, to co-operate with General Bragg, and assist him in the execution of a plan—much thought of at the time—the main object of which --was the taking of Fe Secretary of War, General Beauregard stated his several objections to being sent to Pensacola.
In the first place, General Bragg, not having sought his assistance, might perhaps be offended at such apparent interference, and ask to be relieved frHe suggested that, meanwhile, a school of military practice and instruction should be established at Pensacola, under General Bragg, where all raw troops might be organized and properly prepared, before being forwarded to their ultimate destination.