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s was in nowise beneficial to the enemy, and merely extended his line to the left, with no further advantage to him. During the several weeks that followed the regular investment of Petersburg cavalry raids were organized to cut and destroy the various railroads by which supplies were brought to our army. Wilson and Kautz, acting separately, succeeded in tearing up and otherwise damaging many miles of very important roads, including the Weldon, at Reams's Station, the Southside and the Danville roads. The raiding columns then formed a junction at Meherrin Station, but, upon reaching the Roanoke bridge, were checked in their further advance by a force of Confederates. The return of Wilson's column became, at that time, a difficult problem. At the crossing of Stony Creek, on the 28th, a severe engagement took place, forcing Wilson to make a considerable detour to the left. His effort was to reach Reams's Station, which he believed to be still in possession of the Federals; but h
Stoneman appearing more directly to threaten Danville, which was then defended by a mere handful ofs cavalry was allowed, however, to proceed to Danville, where the Confederate Government had now detnd threatening the railroad from Salisbury to Danville, via Greensboroa; hence great alarm was felt greatest anxiety prevailed in all quarters. Danville, now the temporary seat of Government, would uregard: The President wishes you to go to Danville immediately, to talk with him of general operd over the road to Greensboroa, on his way to Danville. Before reaching his destination, and suppour lines of communication, from Salisbury to Danville; and that he feared, every moment, to hear of by way of Raleigh; one to General Walker, at Danville; and one to Governor Vance, also at Raleigh. ., April 11th, 1865. General H. H. Walker, Danville, Va.: The movements of the enemy in Eastern t day (11th), the raiding cavalry had cut the Danville road, about twelve miles above Greensboroa, a[10 more...]
an will doubtless move thence on Greensboroa, Danville, and Petersburg, or unite with General Schofine's troops to Greensboroa. Are there any at Danville? Shall I send some there? G. T. Beauregardreceived. If you find Stoneman going towards Danville, protect it if you can, as well as Greensboroery. Wm. Lee Davidson. Telegram. Danville, April 4th, 1865. To Genl. G. T. Beauregard: t is too late for Wheeler to attempt to reach Danville. You must depend on reinforcing it with infa They tell citizens that they will advance on Danville in the morning; as yet no buildings have been5:10.45 P. M. Have just arrived on way to Danville. Is my presence still necessary there? Matt T. Beauregard. Brig.-Genl. H. H. Walker, Danville, Va. Telegram. Danville, Va., Aprilh, if not repaired, unload and return them to Danville for other supplies. Should the enemy advanceuregard, Genl. To Major-Genl. L. L. Lomax, Danville, Va. General Johnston to General Beauregar[7 more...]