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all attack enemy to-morrow at daylight, by river road, to cut him off from his Bermuda base. You will take up your position to-night on Swift Creek, with Wise's, Martin's, Dearing's, and two regiments of Colquitt's brigades, with about twenty pieces, under Colonel Jones. At daybreak you will march to Port Walthall Junction; and he hands of the enemy, from wounds received in his gallant defence of Fort Fisher, pleads for indulgence on the part of the historian. General Wise—who, with General Martin, was under his command at the time of the Drury's Bluff affair—wrote (besides his official report) a full and clear narrative of what then took place. He wason: Drury's Bluff, May 14th, 1864. To Major-General W. H. C. Whiting, Petersburg, Va.: Proceed to this place Monday morning at daybreak, with Wise's and Martin's brigades and two regiments of Colquitt's, with five days provisions and sixty rounds of ammunition per man, and all available baggage, wagons, and ambulances, a
nst Petersburg, which may be brought together under the definition of the period of assaults, though no large action had taken place, the rolls of the army showed a loss of 15,000 men. Swinton, Army of the Potomac, p. 515. If we cannot here inscribe the names of all those who figured in that bloody drama, we may at least make mention of their commanders and of those whose untiring efforts aided them successfully to maintain their ground. Hoke, Johnson, Wise, Hagood, Colquitt, Gracie, Martin, Dearing, are names that should be remembered. To the men who fought under them the highest praise is due; and whatever of glory belongs to the former belongs also to those whose strong arms and stout hearts so effectually carried out their orders. Nor should the name of Harris, the able Engineer and fearless officer, be omitted from that list of heroes. When the war-cloud settled upon that part of Virginia, and the fate of Petersburg hung in the balance, the noble women of the besieged
ould render no positive service, would not be agreeable, for I could not hope to be effective, whereas here I may be useful. G. T. Beauregard. Thereupon General Johnston telegraphed: I have received your despatch in reply to General Lee's offer, and read it with great pleasure. I shall forward it with the same feeling. It now appeared that the raiding party mentioned above consisted of Terry's force, not Stoneman's. General 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 C
remaining at Weldon join him immediately, and that part of Martin's be sent to hold Plymouth during Hoke's operations. Our defence and to guard its approaches, only two regiments of Martin's and Evans's brigades. The other movable troops of the from Plymouth to attack Washington. Three regiments of Martin's brigade are at Plymouth and Harrellsville. Two regimeColquitt's and Corse's brigades, which arrived yesterday. Martin's and Wise's remain here. Light batteries will follow, as to perish he should share their fate; and with Molony and Martin and Orderly Stoney, who were all of his staff that were wificers), followed the advancing line. In fifty yards Lieutenant Martin fell, shot in the knee; a few steps farther and Captaorts the raiding party to be Terry. Telegraph to Brigadier-General Martin on the subject, at Asheville, N. C. J. E. Johns Carolina that come within his reach. Generals Echols and Martin, commanding those troops, have been ordered to co-operate