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ylor, relative to the new change of base to Tuscumbia, and what he desired him to do in that connection. Ibid. Having now completed all his orders and instructions, General Beauregard, on the 24th, started to rejoin General Hood's army, which he supposed to be then crossing the Tennessee River, at or near Guntersville. On his way thither he stopped at the home of the young heroine Miss Emma Sanson, who within that year had intrepidly piloted General Forrest during his pursuit of General Grierson's raiding expedition through North Alabama. This young woman had received a unanimous vote of thanks and a grant of public lands from the General Assembly of the State of Alabama. She was absent at the time of General Beauregard's visit, and he missed seeing her. When he had gone nearly two-thirds of the distance to Guntersville, to his surprise and disappointment, he was informed that General Hood had turned off to the left, on the road to Decatur, some fifty miles westward, again
legrams, suggestions, and orders. General Johnston's despatch to him of the 30th of March. General Beauregard declines the command of Western Virginia and East Tennessee. various and contradictory reports of threatened raids by Stoneman's and Grierson's commands. General Beauregard determines to repair to Greensboroa.> On the 3d of March, General Hardee, from Cheraw, S. C., forwarded this telegram to General Johnston: The enemy changed position yesterday, advanced on Chesterfield Courtalion 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 movement on the Danville Railroad, by Stoneman or Grierson; and, further, that he counted upon a regiment of cavalry in the course of the next night. General Beauregard, thereupon concluded to stay at Greensboroa, which he knew to be a central point, until events should, assume a more definite shape,
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 by morning, and I expect Johnson's battalion of artillery here by morning. I will begin to fortify here at the bridge to-morrow. Scouts are scarce, and not very reliable, and their reports indicate a move on Danville Railroad by Stoneman or Grierson. One regiment of cavalry is expected here to-morrow night. W. S. Featherstone; Brig.-Genl. Appendix to chapter XLVIII. Telegram. Smithfield, April 1st, 1865. Genl. Beauregard: Following just received from Genl. R. E. Lee: General Beauregard can assume command of all troops from Western Virginia and Western North Carolina that come within his reach. Generals Echols and Martin, commanding those troops, have been ordered to co-operate in opposing Stoneman. J. E. Johnsto