fore, answered evasively, as follows:
Richmond, Va., April 25th, 1864. General Beauregard:
Headquarters armies Confederate States, Richmond, Va., April 28th, 1864. General G. T. Beauregard, Weltersburg, May 11th, 1864. General Braxton Bragg, Richmond, Va.:
My forces are being united as soon as practirike Butler's right rear, press him back upon the James River above Drury's Bluff, and force him to surrender by the river road, his right flank, now resting on James River, while his centre and left flank are kept engagedng telegram forwarded to him on that day:
Richmond, Va., May 14th, 1864. To General Beauregard:
Your e all that portion of Virginia lying south of the James River, including Drury's Bluff and its defences.
Order 1864. His Excellency President Jefferson Davis, Richmond, Va.:
Sir,—Upon further inquiry as to the shortesttter written by him to General Beauregard, dated Richmond, Va., January, 2d, 1882:
The whole of General Loga
een sent to General Whiting upon receipt of the following telegram:
General Beauregard, Drury's Bluff:
I am here for the night near Walthall's Junction.
Didn't get your despatch until near night.
Had driven the enemy all the way from Swift Creek, his pickets and outposts being very stubborn and provided with artillery.
Enemy retired slowly before me all day. Could inflict no great loss on him owing to country.
Owing to lateness of hour of receiving despatches and enemy's position co 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, and as large a supply-train as possible, via Newby's Bridge, on Swift Creek (20 miles）, thence to Cogshill's, Punkett's, Taber's, Watkins's (14 miles), and be here Tuesday afternoon at latest. Order Walker and his brigade from Kinston to Petersburg; also regiments of Hoke's and Kemper's brigade now at Hicksford and We