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neral Finegan's report. what General Beauregard says of the battle. his difficulties in sending troops to Florida. he leaves for Camp Milton. his despatches to the War Department.— cavalry withdrawn from South Carolina and Georgia. General Beauregard returns to Charleston. his instructions left with General Anderson. he demands leave of absence. telegram from War Department desiring his co-operation with General Lee. he accepts. he turns over the command of the Department to General Samuel Jones. his parting address to the troops.> Without placing implicit faith in the telegram received from Richmond, through Major Norris, Chief of the Signal Corps, wherein an immediate heavy attack upon Charleston was predicted, General Beauregard took every precaution to be prepared for such a contingency. He had a force of two hundred infantry held in readiness, nightly, at Fort Johnson, to be thrown as a reinforcement into Fort Sumter, and had secured, for that purpose, from Flag-off
and of northwest Georgia. he is ordered to Charleston, to examine into a difficulty between Generals Jones and Ripley. finds the department much disorganized. his interview with President Davis at and, while awaiting further orders there, to inquire into the difficulty existing between General Sam. Jones, commanding the Department, and General R. S. Ripley, commanding the First Military Distrihem; and Lieutenant-General W. J. Hardee was accordingly assigned to that command, vice Major-General Sam. Jones, who took charge of the Military District of South Carolina; while Major-General Howellth Carolina, in case of Colonel Harris's death. But, in the end, neither General Hardee nor General Jones removed the commander of that subdistrict. General Hardee was one of the finest corps commae Confederate service; but, determined and intrepid as he was on the battlefield, he, like General Sam. Jones, was given to hesitation and procrastination when dealing with matters of importance in ad
stopping on his way at Pocotaligo, to confer with Major-General Sam. Jones. He strongly advised the driving back of the eneth, and after spending several hours in conference with General Jones as to the state of affairs in that vicinity, I proceede Savannah, arriving there on the morning of the 9th. General Jones informed me that, after collecting all that could be saat I would return at once to Pocotaligo, to advise with General Jones relative to re-opening, without delay, the communicatioat Pocotaligo, early the next morning, I conferred with General Jones as intended, and came on to Charleston, to furnish him circumstances, of maintaining his communications with General Jones at Pocotaligo; explained his views as to the best metho the best. He promised, however, to leave that day for General Jones's headquarters, and immediately afterwards for Savannahch, added to those under the immediate command of Major-General Sam. Jones, on the line of the Savannah and Charleston Railr
nd the local force, with Dearing's cavalry and Jones's artillery. At the most critical time the caor the defence of the C. and S. Railroad. General Jones, on plea of pressing necessity, is stoppinrtillerists, for which last I have ordered General Jones. W. J. Hardee, Lieut.-Genl. Hehe service. I deem it also important that General Jones shall not leave the threatened points on t Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Sam. Jones, Major-Genl. Genl. G. T. Beauregard, Comdg.atteries will, under the direction of Lieutenant-Colonel Jones, Chief of Artillery, be withdrawn by ly proceed to Pocotaligo and relieve Major-General Samuel Jones, and take the immediate command of tbeing relieved by Major-General McLaws, Major-General Jones will proceed to Charleston and resume hgo, S. C., Dec. 21st, 1864:10.30 A. M. General Jones reports no transportation available to senas received last evening. I have not seen Colonel Jones's book on The Siege of Savannah in 1864, t[1 more...]