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mand, &c., and to inform you in reply that 1,500 muskets were sent you on the 29th ultimo and 700 more were sent on the 2d instant. The general desires me to express his satisfaction at the judicious arrangements made by you for the defense of your force of the enemy at Cumberland Ford would amount to 18,000 men. Brig. Gen. H. Marshall writes to me, under date of 2d instant, that he had heard the force at Lexington en route for Cumberland Ford was to consist of twelve regiments, and would pryour approbation. I am the more induced to take this action in the emergency because General Barton writes that on the 2d instant he had reliable information that the enemy had withdrawn from his immediate front. Very respectfully, your obedient aptain Falkner's company, of Brewer's battalion, reported, and was placed at the post indicated about night-fall of the 2d instant. Yesterday evening Captain Falkner reported to me with his company, and stated he had been driven away by a superior
received from the Department I evacuated Columbus, as I informed Mr. Benjamin by telegraph, on the 3d. The work was done promptly and thoroughly, though under the guns of the enemy's boats. The oper. Gen. S. B. Maxey, Commanding, &c., Chattanooga, Tenn.: General: Your communication of the 3d instant has been received. The establishment of a shop for the repair of small-arms at your post is a2. Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith, Commanding, &c., Knoxville, Tenn.: General: Your letter of the 3d instant is received. Martial law will be declared in East Tennessee, in accordance with your suggestillowing intelligence, just received by me: A gentleman, my confidential agent, returned the 3d instant from Nashville whither I had sent him. He states that Bishop Kavanaugh, of Versailles, Ky., in, Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the West: sir: I received on the 4th your note of the 3d instant, Not found. assigning, by Major-General Van Dorn's direction, his reasons for relieving me
ing at Corinth, Miss.: dear General: I received through Colonel Olivier your letter of the 4th instant, inclosing report of the gallant repulse of the enemy's troops and gunboats at Pittsburg by aeneral Daniel Ruggles, Commanding, &c., Corinth, Miss.: General: Your communication of the 4th instant, with inclosures, has been referred to Major-General Bragg. I am directed by the general com, Montgomery, Ala.: sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 4th instant, through Hon. William Fargan, and to return my sincere acknowledgments for the prompt and patsion the first brigade in advance is included, and that the preparation for the moving of the 4th instant will include that brigade. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, D. Ruggles, Brigadienn.: sir: Information has been received at these headquarters to the effect that about the 4th instant there was at Woodbury, in Cannon County, a large force of the enemy, supported by a considera
rs this day received through the postmaster at this place. They are dated back as far as the 6th instant, and should have reached this post at a much earlier period. The postmaster informs me that g enough to secure all of the immense amount of artillery stores and supplies captured on the 6th instant. G. T. Beauregard. April 9, 1862. General Beauregard, Commanding: Some of my troops aresippi, the major-general commanding orders that-- I. Each battery engaged in the battle of the 6th and 7th instant will report without delay to their respective commanders what has been lost and wVI.) Corinth, April 10, 1862. General Samuel Jones: We gained a most complete victory on the 6th, remaining master of the field, all the enemy's encampments, and several fine batteries. Next wagon trains containing the baggage of the troops and two days provisions will be sent on the 6th instant, at least accompanied by a proper guard. The trains of Generals Van Dorn and Hardee will pro
art of police officials, between Huntsville and Decatur, on the night of the 7th instant, on which occasion seven coaches filled with stragglers and sick soldiers pawould soon become loyal and effective soldiers. The county courts meet on the 7th of this month. I shall take steps in some of the counties for administering theanding orders that-- I. Each battery engaged in the battle of the 6th and 7th instant will report without delay to their respective commanders what has been lost 's Creek, to Tupelo. IV. The troops will start at 3 o'clock a. m. on the 7th instant. Those of Generals Van Dorn and Breckinridge first, via roads above indicatt 5,000 Federals occupied Pikeville, in Sequatchie Valley, at 2 p. m. on the 7th instant--1,500 cavalry, the rest infantry. Glenn's men left this morning for Chattavent? 4th. At what time did General Polk get back to the battle-field on the 7th? Was it not after the general commanding had sent repeatedly for him to hurry u
troubling you with my wants and necessities. I arrived on the morning of the 8th, having been detained by obstructions on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad. Is place, and that I assumed command of the District of East Tennessee on the 8th instant: I find East Tennessee an enemy's country, and the people, where removed my dear sir: Immediately after the receipt of your private letter of the 8th instant Not found. I conferred with General Lee, whose letter will probably reachthe apparent rascality at Huntsville. The Federals were at Shelbyville on the 8th; they reached Fayetteville on the 10th, and marched into Huntsville on the 11th will cause to be held within their respective brigades at 12 meridian on the 8th instant, except in regiments or battalions on picket or outpost service, which will hrey Marshall, Commanding, &c., Lebanon, Va.: General: Your letter of the 8th instant is received. Orders were sent General Heth to prepare to resist the advance
s Department of East Tennessee, Knoxville, April 10, 1862. General S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General, Richmond, Va.: General: Under a telegram of the 9th instant from General Beauregard to Brigadier-General Maxey at Chattanooga, calling for re-enforcements, I ordered General Maxey immediately to Corinth with the Fifth aneral: My attention has been called to an article published in the New York Herald of the 21st instant, which contains a copy of your telegraphic dispatch of the 9th instant to General Cooper, and which it is stated was intercepted at Huntsville. As the telegram received here was in cipher, I have deemed the matter of sufficient im.: General: In the Examiner of to-day is published an article from the New York Herald, giving verbatim the telegraphic dispatch of General Beauregard of the 9th instant to me, which was in cipher. This information appears to have been communicated from Nashville under date of April 15. The only copy that was made from the o
2,388 46,855 63,286 headquarters, Richmond, Va., April 15, 1862. Maj Gen. E. Kirby Smith, Commanding, &c., Knoaville, Tenn.: General: Your letter of the 10th instant to General Cooper, reporting the movement of the commands of Generals Maxey and Leadbetter to Corinth, has been referred to me. When the six new regiments fromnt Adjutant-General. headquarters, Richmond, Va., April 17, 1862. Brig. Gen. Humphrey Marshall, Commanding, &c., Lebanon, Va.: General: Your letter of the 10th instant is received, and I am much gratified to hear of the success that has attended your energetic and judicious measures to bring out the military strength of your these preliminary movements, but he now sees the apparent rascality at Huntsville. The Federals were at Shelbyville on the 8th; they reached Fayetteville on the 10th, and marched into Huntsville on the 11th instant. Mr. A. J. Hopper is assistant superintendent of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. The person who took Prid
Pride does appear to be suspicious of these preliminary movements, but he now sees the apparent rascality at Huntsville. The Federals were at Shelbyville on the 8th; they reached Fayetteville on the 10th, and marched into Huntsville on the 11th instant. Mr. A. J. Hopper is assistant superintendent of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. The person who took Pride's place at the depot station is Charles E. [J. Howard] Larcombe. He was employed as clerk in the machine-shop, and is represen the Federal troops which were operating against Pound Gap are reported to have been ordered to the same point. By information received from Lexington, Ky., a large amount of transportation destined for Cumberland Gap had arrived there on the 11th instant, and the belief was prevalent among our friends that East Tennessee would be invaded from that point by a large force. Re-enforcements should be sent to the department and arms for the unarmed regiments forwarded without delay. More than 5
2,000 in all. E. Kirby Smith, Major-General, Commanding. headquarters District of East Tennessee, Knoxville, March 14, 1862. Col. W. W. Mackall, Asst. Adjt. Gen., Hdqrs. Western Dept., Decatur, Ala.: Colonel: In your communication of the 12th instant you inform me that my department is bounded on the west by the railroad line from Nashville to Columbus. My orders and instructions from the War Department only place me in command of the District of East Tennessee, comprising the country easndful of brave men, unless by the sacrifice of their lives the country, or even this valley, can be saved. Most respectfully, James T. Trezevant. P. S.--Colonel Hunt is absent. Many ordnance stores are here and many caissons, &c. On the 12th you ordered him to send them off as fast as possible. I cannot get transportation for them, unless you will give special orders to Mississippi and Tennessee Railroad to place a train at my disposal daily till I get all away. Shot and shell and o
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