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ched, There it was that General S. D. Lee was severely wounded in the foot, and compelled to leave the field. when Forrest so opportunely joined the army, and thence, with skill, determination, and endurance, formed its rearguard to the Tennessee River. Speaking of this battle, General Hood in his book says: Advance and Retreat, p. 302 At an early hour (16th) the enemy made a general attack along our front, and were again and again repulsed at all points, with heavy loss, especially in Lee's front. About 2.30 P. M. the Federals concentrated a number of guns against a portion of our line, which passed over a mound on the left of our centre, and which had been occupied during the night. This point was favorable for massing troops for an assault under cover of artillery. Accordingly the enemy availed himself of the advantage presented, massed a body of men—apparently one division—at the base of the mound, and, under the fire of artillery, which prevented our men from raising th
McLaws. General Beauregard's telegrams to General Lee.> On his arrival at Augusta, General Bea ——1,450 —— Total15,950 —— infantry12,450 Lee's corps: Infantry4,000 Cheatham's corps: 3,000 delayed on their march from Tupelo, Miss.; and Lee's corps, under Major-General C. L. Stevenson, l was required to return one of the brigades of Lee's corps which he then had with him at Green's C A. A. G. Major-General C. L. Stevenson, Comdg. Lee's corps. During the latter part of the montthree thousand are State reserves and militia. Lee's corps, just arrived here, and now on its way the defeat of Sherman and the reopening of General Lee's communications with his base of supplies.Branchville shall have been tapped by enemy General Lee's supplies will have to be sent via Washingay, and from the same place, he telegraphed General Lee as follows: I have arranged with Gele he forwarded this telegraphic message to General Lee: Sumter Station, S. C., Feb. 15th, 1[3 m
lle; but I think he understates his strength, and doubt whether at the time he had accurate returns from his miscellaneous army, collected from Hoke, Bragg, Hardee, Lee, etc. This last expression of opinion was evidently given in extenuation of the failure of the Federals to withstand the attack made by the much inferior force Cobb, or higher officers, if they can be had. G. T. Beauregard. 3. Raleigh, N. C., March 27th, 1865. General Jos. E. Johnston, near Smithfield, N. C.: General Lee General S. D. Lee. reported on 25th, from Pinckneyville, he will strike railroad at Catawba Bridge. Why so high He does not state. Colonel Roman reports yestTennessee left in Mississippi, see my endorsement of March 5th on Major-General Stevenson's letter of February 27th. Sharp's and Brantley's brigades must be with Lee's forces now on their way to join you. G. T. Beauregard. 6 Raleigh, N. C., March 29th, 1865. General Jos. E. Johnston, near Smithfield, N. C.: General Tayl
1st of April. dispositions taken by him. General Lee's withdrawal from Petersburg. evacuation oril, owing to a despatch just received from General Lee, empowering him to assume command of all tris purpose was, if possible, to confer with Generals Lee and Johnston relative to the actual condition of the city a mere question of hours. General Lee had advised that Richmond should be evacuata reinforcement of twenty thousand men from Generals Lee and Bragg, to defeat Sherman first, and attt necessary to remain longer. No news from General Lee. J. E. Johnston. General Beauregard coreensboroa, the news of the capitulation of General Lee and his army on that day. The surrender of e, would soon have to follow the example of General Lee's army, as our resources were small in compauregard. I have no official report from General Lee. The Secretary of War may be able to add ted. Acting under the powers given him by General Lee, in his despatch of April 1st, already refe[11 more...]
blic confidence. Hardee requires more aid than Lee can give him. Hood's army is the only source t,—General Beauregard directs that you will hold Lee's corps in readiness to move as soon as necessaneral,—Understanding that the transportation of Lee's corps will be ready in the morning, I desire the movement of Lee's corps from here to Augusta, via Montgomery, Macon, and Milledgeville, should ewart's Corps4,4406,4777,12821,68528,42818,478 Lee's Corps92424 Johnson's Division1,8172,6402,874ivision1,5522,2102,4638,2348,8758,948 Total of Lee's Corps5,7127,9538,81726,05128,15127,957 Cheatt's Corps7609059581,3861,4571,457 Artillery of Lee's Corps7058639091,0081,1531,153 Artillery of Conce to insure success there. We can thus save Lee's communications, raise the siege of Mobile, shsires that you will send at once the brigade of Lee's corps now with you to this place, by rail, toleading never to wait for those following. General Lee seems to be committing the error of making [4 more...]<