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Headquarters (Washington, United States) (search for this): chapter 26
, and await orders. A. G. Rice, A. D. C. Headquarters, Department S. C. and Ga., Charleston, S. C of the capture of the steamer Isaac Smith. Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charlestof Staff. Appendix to chapter XXX. Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charlestont, John F. O'Brien, Major, and A. A. G. Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charlestoeorgia Volunteers. A. Rhett, Col. Comdg. Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charlestobedient servant, Jno. M. Otey, A. A. G. Headquarters, Department N. C. and so. Va., Petersburg, deserving of it. G. T. Beauregard, Genl. Headquarters, A. N. V., August 24th, 1864. Respectful. J. B. Hood, Comdg., etc., etc. Headquarters, Military division of the West, Tuscumbia, . T. Beauregard, Commanding, etc. Headquarters, armies C. S., Feb. 23d, 1865. Genl. G. T. ient servant, G. T. Beauregard. Headquarters, Military division of the West, Charlotte, [132 more...]
Point Clear (Alabama, United States) (search for this): chapter 26
f said cavalry. G. T. Beauregard, Genl. Telegram. Mobile, Ala., Nov. 27th, 1864. Colonel G. W. Brent, A. A. G.: Following reported by Colonel Maury: Enemy have two thousand cavalry at Pensacola. Expecting two thousand additional infantry. Enemy have lightdraught boats to land troops in Mobile Bay, or ascend the Peridido inland, to attack Mobile; will move on Blakeley, via Camp Withers. The fleet of observation off Mobile increased; unusual number of vessels reported off Point Clear. D. H. Maury, Major-Genl. Comdg. Macon, Ga., Nov. 27th, 1864:9 P. M. Lieut.-Genl. W. J. Hardee, Savannah, Ga.: General,—Your letter of the 24th inst. and other letters have been delivered by Captain Welter. General Taylor must have given you the latest news from here; nothing important has occurred since his departure. Considering that this place is now out of danger, I shall continue to send you, as rapidly as possible, all the assistance available. I regret not being
Blackwater Creek (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 26
Telegram received. Every effort is being made to transport the troops as rapidly as possible. G. T. Beauregard. Telegram. Weldon, N. C., May 7th, 1864. Genl. R. F. Hoke, Kinston, N. C.: Urge forward the cavalry called for with all speed possible. It is much needed on the line of railroad to Petersburg. G. T. Beauregard. Telegram. Weldon, N, C., May 7th, 1864. Genl. S. Cooper, A. and I. G., Richmond, Va.: General Pickett reports three thousand enemy's cavalry have crossed Blackwater, cut wire along Norfolk Railroad, and marching probably on Stony Creek, or this place. Am making best arrangements practicable to oppose them; but most of the cavalry of this Department is still with General Hoke, whose forces will only commence arriving to-night at Kinston. Half of Wise's brigade is expected here in a few hours, on its way to Petersburg. Hagood's last detachment passed here last night. G. T. Beauregard. In General Hagood's Memoirs of the Campaign of 1864—a certif
Christiansburg (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 26
ry Court-house. During the day he was reinforced by about eight hundred (800). They tell citizens that they will advance on Danville in the morning; as yet no buildings have been burned in town. J. T. Wheeler, Col. Telegram. twelve miles East of Henry Court-House, via Greensboroa, April 8th, 1865. To Genl. G. T. Beauregard: The enemy attacked me at seven (7) A. M. to-day. After a spirited fight were repulsed, with several loss on his side. Prisoners report Stoneman at Christiansburg, and say that he has sent troops on several roads, all of which are to concentrate at Danville. The force which attacked me was eight hundred (800) strong. Our loss small. I am now on the pike between Henry Court-house and Danville. Have scouts watching enemy, and will report any movements. J. T. Wheeler, Col. Telegram. Headquarters, Greensboroa, April 10th, 1865. To Col. G. W. Brent, A. A. G.: Reliably reported that Lee and army capitulated yesterday. You can depend
Newport Neck (Rhode Island, United States) (search for this): chapter 26
batteries is to consist of seven 10-inch columbiads, one 8-inch columbiad, and two 42-pounder rifled guns. Fort Sumter has forty-six heavy guns (above 32-pounders), and Fort Moultrie nine heavy guns, bearing at once on these obstructions. There will, besides, be two strong gunboats, armed each with four guns, to assist in their defence. I am informed they will be finished in one month. They are considered by me perfectly indispensable in the defence of this harbor. We thus visited the Neck Battery, on Morris Island, erected to defend the approach to Fort Sumter. It is not yet entirely completed, requiring about two weeks longer to finish it. Its gorge ought to be entirely closed, to prevent surprise. A few rifled guns ought also to be put to bear on the main channel. On returning I inspected the small work (Fort Ripley) now being built on cribs in the bay, about half-way between Castle Pinckney and Fort Johnson. It is intended for five heavy guns en barbette, and is nearl
Baltimore, Md. (Maryland, United States) (search for this): chapter 26
le for other supplies. Should the enemy advance in large force, sacrifice everything save your command. Recall your cavalry from the Valley, bringing them and all others you can collect to this place, after the shipment of supplies as above described. To economize transportation, fully equip your troops from the supplies. What has become of the rest of your command? G. T. Beauregard, Genl. To Major-Genl. L. L. Lomax, Danville, Va. General Johnston to General Beauregard. Baltimore, Md., March 30th, 1868. My dear General,—I have been told by a gentleman who has read the life of Mr. Davis, recently published, that it contains the identical statements of the interviews and discussions at Greensboroa, in which we had a part, mentioned to you in my note of December 26th, 1867. That our statement may be on record, too I write you my recollections of these circumstances, suggesting that, where yours are different, you write the difference, and that, if yours agree with m
Hardeeville (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 26
uced by two pieces of artillery, taken from Hardeeville, and the battalion of sharp-shooters from tons furnished to the commanding officers at Hardeeville. I have the honor to be, very respectfulve connection via Augusta with Savannah and Hardeeville. Respectfully, J. W. Kates. Pocotaligertson's district as soon as it shall reach Hardeeville. General Robertson to report to Wright temmes Island as soon as it can be spared from Hardeeville. 4. Major-General McLaws to relieve Gene Savannah River, and will proceed thence to Hardeeville. 2. At dark the light batteries will, un Major-General McLaws's division moves from Hardeeville he will immediately proceed to Pocotaligo a0th, 1864:10.40 A. M. The Officer Comdg. at Hardeeville, or Capt. Courtney, Post Quartermaster: arysburg, S. C., care of Capt. Courtney, at Hardeeville. Telegram. Pocotaligo, S. C., De Dept., Savannah, Ga. Telegram. Hardeeville, Dec. 21st, 1864. Genl. G. T. Beauregard: [5 more...]
Ins (Switzerland) (search for this): chapter 26
mmander; Major Ely, and Lieutenant Estill, of my staff, were active and conspicuous in every part of the field. My thanks are due to Lieutenant Thompson, 2d Florida regiment, and Mr. Sterling Turner, volunteer aids, for their gallant service. The names of those in the ranks entitled to be particularly mentioned may be furnished in a subsequent report. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, A. H. Colquitt, Brig.-Genl. Charleston, S. C., March 1st, 1864. General Samuel Cooper, A. and Ins.-Genl., Richmond, Va.: General Beauregard left 28th ultimo for Florida. General Gardner, in command there, reports that General Gillmore is now in chief command; that he is being reinforced; has retired to Jacksonville, which he is fortifying; but appearances all indicate another attempt to advance in heavier force soon. Large number of transports reported at St. John's Bar with troops. We occupy Baldwin. Thomas Jordan, Chief of Staff. Telegram. Charleston, S. C., March 19th, 1864. G
Jackson (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): chapter 26
ippi from Vicksburg and points below. R. Taylor, Lieut.-Genl. Telegram. Tuscumbia, Nov. 15th, 1864. From Jackson, Miss., Nov. 15th, 1864. Col. G. W. Brent, A. A. G.: The following despatch of 7th inst. received from General Hodge: Caer, A. and I. G. Telegram. Tupelo, Miss., Jan. 11th, 1865. Genl. Beauregard: Your telegram in relation to Jackson's division received. When shall I expect you here? It will require four days to remove the sick and wounded and stores48 Escort of Stewart's Corps295155939798 Escort of Lee's Corps767984192202198 Escort of Cheatham's Corps283739566062 Jackson's Cavalry Division2,0012,8903,1524,1634,5084,508 Total of Cavalry2,2643,2083,4834,7455,1155,114 Artillery. Artillery 7 Artillery of Lee's Corps7058639091,0081,1531,153 Artillery of Cheatham's Corps7068398801,1571,2101,210 Artillery of Jackson's Cavalry Division243306321377383383 Total of Artillery2,4052,9133,0684,0284,2034,203 Grand Total of Army19,97327,7643
Nahant (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 26
e Ironsides, supposed armament sixteen guns; the Keokuk, two stationary turrets, carrying one gun each; and seven single revolving turreted vessels, carrying (supposed) two guns in each, presumed to be the Montauk, Passaic, Weehauwken, Patalpsco, Nahant, Catskill, and Nantucket, which took position from nine hundred to fifteen hundred yards from Fort Sumter. They steamed up main ship-channel towards Fort Moultrie, in line of battle, as follows: four single turrets, Ironsides, three single turronmailed frigate New Ironsides, bearing the Admiral's pennant. On the 7th of April, in the afternoon, the enemy moved forward to the attack, in single file—seven single-turreted monitors—to wit: Weehawken, Catskill, Montauk, Nantucket, Passaic, Nahant, and Patapsco, the Keokuk (with two fixed turrets), and the New Ironsides—the Weehawken leading, the New Ironsides fifth in the order of battle. By 3 o'clock P. M. the head of the line had come within easy range of Forts Sumter and Moultrie, and<
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