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al Beauregard was advised to verify the fact, through General Martin, at Asheville. Shortly afterwards General Johnston again telegraphed that Brigadier-General Bradley Johnson reported Stoneman's cavalry to be moving on the railroad, and desired that, for the present, troops should be ordered to stop at Greensboroa and Salisbury. And it might be well, he thought, for General Beauregard himself to go as far as Greensboroa—all of which He was preparing to do when He received the despatch. Ferguson's cavalry was, at the same time, hurried on from South Carolina. On that day (31st) General Beauregard also received from General Featherstone, of S. D. Lee's troops, at Salisbury, the information that he had two brigades with him, and another expected the next morning, as well as Johnson's battalion of artillery; with all of which he would begin to fortify at the bridge. He added that scouts were scarce, and not very reliable, but that the reports made, such as they were, indicated a m
s: Will await here arrival of President. Road between this place and Danville safe. Raiders are at or near Salem. He then without delay telegraphed General Ferguson to hurry up with his cavalry brigade, from High Point, as fast as he could. The need of cavalry was greatly felt at that hour, not only to oppose the enemy,o young to be very efficient, who had patriotically offered their services, furnishing their own horses and equipments; that he was, however, daily expecting General Ferguson's brigade of cavalry, which was coming from Augusta, Ga., as rapidly as possible, and, in all likelihood, would reach Graham that day. General Beauregard, the Federal cavalry, at Salisbury and other minor points, in relation to which General Beauregard was yet issuing orders to Generals Lomax, Bradley Johnson, and Ferguson, nothing of importance occurred from the 14th to the day of the meeting of Generals Johnston and Sherman. The greater part of the Confederate forces, then temp
cavalry, is moving on railroad. You had better stop troops at Greensboroa and Salisbury for the present. Be well for you to go as far as Greensboroa. Hurry up Ferguson coming from South Carolina. J. E. Johnston. Telegram. Salisbury, March 31st, 1865. Genl. Beauregard: I have two brigades here; expect one more b1865:7 A. M. To Genl. G. T. Beauregard: Events in Virginia will make Sherman move. Wheeler is therefore absolutely necessary here. The returning troops and Ferguson are all that can be afforded for your object, especially as we do not learn Stoneman's objective. J. E. Johnston. Telegram. Danville, April 5th, 186he break. G. T. Beauregard. Yadkin bridge should be well guarded on both sides—especially on south side now. G. T. Beauregard. Inform Generals Ferguson and Johnson of enclosed news. G. T. Beauregard. Telegram. Headquarters, Greensboroa, N. C., April 12th, 1865. The aid of your cavalry will b