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wspapers. This act had so exasperated the State and city authorities that Governor Pickens had written to the War Department, demanding the immediate removal of Genermanently from Department No. 2 and his army at Tupelo, declined to accept Governor Pickens's proposal. Governor Pickens's despatch, here alluded to, and General BGovernor Pickens's despatch, here alluded to, and General Beauregard's answer, were given in the Appendix to the preceding chapter. In writing upon this phase of the war we are met by two serious obstacles: first, the necwhile it was being rehabilitated, he made, as early as 1861, by request of Governor Pickens, a thorough reconnoissance of the South Carolina coast, from Charleston tofor the anchors required to maintain it in position. At the suggestion of Governor Pickens, large granite blocks, collected at Columbia for the erection of the Staterd used every endeavor to put himself in a state of readiness. He advised Governor Pickens, if it were the intention of the people and State to defend the city to th
rbor. There, he was convinced, the land and naval forces against us would strike their heaviest blows. He wrote to Governor Pickens about his need of additional heavy guns; told him how little he relied on the effectiveness of the original boom; burbor clear of four times the number of the enemy's ironclad gunboats. See, in Appendix to this chapter, letter to Governor Pickens. On the 10th he ordered a new work to be put up on the left of the New Bridge, city side of the Ashley River, aouthern States. Acting upon this impulse, he wrote from Savannah, on the 21st of October, the following message to Governors Pickens, of South Carolina; Brown, of Georgia; and Milton, of Florida; and to Colonel William P. Miles, M. C., formerly a mbut though the suggestion was at first approved of by two of the three governors written to, it was not acted upon. Governor Pickens, upon reflection, decided that the plan was not feasible, and Colonel Miles was of opinion that nothing could be eff
ver obstructions; for negro labor upon works around Charleston. letter to Governor Pickens. letter to Colonel Chestnut. letter to the Hon. W. P. Miles. promise ofd near the boom, to deceive the enemy. 3. On November 4th he applied to Governor Pickens for the iron plating which protected the old floating battery used, in Aprh was afterwards placed under the command of Brigadier-General Trapier. Governor Pickens answered in his usual earnest way, granting General Beauregard's request ae and labor. 6. On the 8th of November he wrote the following letter to Governor Pickens: Governor,—Your letter of the 5th inst. was received after I had gy, and who knew what prompt and vigorous action the emergency required. Governor Pickens happening to be in Charleston at that time, General Beauregard called on hnied, then—as the only alternative left him—to resign his commission. But Governor Pickens, while acknowledging the unfairness of the Administration, vehemently pro<
expenses on the journey. instance given to show the patriotism of the Southern people. General Beauregard Reaches Newberry, S. C., on May 5th.-he bids Adieu to those members of his Staff who were from South Carolina. his parting visit to Governor Pickens. he Passes through Augusta, Atlanta, West Point, and Montgomery, reaching Mobile on the 19th. is impressed by the depression of the people. how General Sherman could have been checked and defeated. General Beauregard avoids the visits of of his party arrived at Augusta, Ga., during the afternoon of the 8th, after passing through Charlotte, N. C., Rockhill, Newberry, Edgefield, and Hamburg, S. C. He had stopped at Edgefield on the morning of the 7th to pay a parting visit to Governor Pickens, whose residence stood just outside of the town. At the Governor's kind and pressing invitation he and his staff remained there an entire day. General Beauregard prolonged his stay in Augusta several days, for the sake of the rest he so
e sent to Governors Brown, Milton, and Pickens. Executive Department, Tallahassee, Oct. 21st, 1862. Genl. G. T. Beauregard, Savannah, Ga.: I should be pleased for the Governors of the Southern States to meet those of the Northwestern States at Memphis for the purposes suggested by you. I will be ready at any moment. John Milton, Gov. of Fla. Columbia, Oct. 22d, 1862. Genl. Beauregard: * * * Meeting of Governors good suggestion, and will see if we can get a place for it. * * * F. W. Pickens. Savannah, Ga., Oct. 22d, 1862. Col. C. T. Colcock, Grahamville, S. C.: Make a reconnoissance with disposable force towards Bee's Creek, to ascertain position and movements of the enemy, and, if possible, make a dash at him. G. T. Beauregard. Savannah, Ga., Oct. 22d, 1862. Brig.-Genl. Thomas Jordan, Chief of Staff, Charleston, S. C.: Send reinforcements to Pocotaligo or to Salkehatchie Bridge, to report to Colonel Walker; also one operator with the troops. G. T. Beauregard.