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of course, were asleep and unwarned. My letter to you demanding the surrender of Fort Sumter and Morris Island, and threatening, in default thereof, to open fire upon Charleston, was delivered near Fort Wagner at 11.15 o'clock A. M. on the 21st instant, and should have arrived at your headquarters in time to have permitted your answer to reach me within the limit assigned—viz., four hours. The fact that you were absent from your headquarters at the time of its arrival may be regarded as an uoved from the city; but, upon your assurance that the city is still full of them, I shall suspend the bombardment until 11 o'clock P. M. to-morrow, thus giving you two days from the time you acknowledge to have received my communication of the 21st instant. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Q. A. Gillmore, Brig.-Genl. Comdg. Appendix to chapter XXXIII. Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., August 24th, 1863. Commander J. R. Tucker, Flag-officer,
bor: Dear Sir,—The Commanding General, in consequence of the report of the Board made on the 22d ult., instructs me to direct the cessation of all future work on the boom for the obstruction of theith the enemy with spirit, and retired to the flanks, in obedience to their orders. On the 22d instant, having repaired the railroad, so as to secure my supplies, I advanced the command to Sanders Goldsboroa, Feb. 23d, 1865. Genl. G. T. Beauregard: Wilmington was evacuated at 7 A. M., 22d inst. I saw General Bragg at his Headquarters ten miles this side. He had advised our friends to pan. Charlotte, N. C., Feb. 24th, 1865. Genl. R. E. Lee, Petersburg, Va.: Telegram 22d inst. duly received. March of Hardee's troops on this place from Cheraw was changed to railroad viahis march from Cheraw. Mail courier reports Cheatham at Jones's Ferry, on Ennoree, morning of 22d inst. I have ordered him and Stewart here via Unionville and Chesterville, where I may stop them tem
double-stack, side-wheel steamer is sunk in St. John's River, opposite mouth Doctois Lake, fifteen miles above Jacksonville (Florida), supposed to be Maple Leaf, which exploded a torpedo at four (4) h. A. M. Torpedoes were laid by Captain E. Pliny Bryan, sent for that purpose from here. G. T. Beauregard. Telegram. Charleston, S. C., April 9th, 1864:11 h. A. M. Genl. Saml. Cooper, Adjt. and Insp.-Genl., Richmond, Va.: I must ask immediate attention of Department to my telegram of the 23d ultimo. My health requires I should apply for a leave, dependent, however, on operations of enemy; but I cannot make application without a competent majorgeneral to replace me here. G. T. Beauregard. Telegram. Charleston, S. C., April 14th, 1864. Genl. Braxton Bragg, Commander-in-chief, Richmond, Va.: Am ready to obey any order for the good of the service. I believe Burnside's expedition is intended to cut off supplies from the South to Richmond and Lee's army. He will no doubt move i
nemy 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 able to send you General Forrest, as desired by the President; but General Hood stated positively, before I left Tuscumbia, that he could not spare him without endange
move equally well on Port Royal, Ossabaw Sound, or Darien. One or two days more will decide the point he shall have selected. Augusta can now be considered out of danger, and the movable part of its garrison can safely be transferred to Charleston or Savannah. I desire that General Taylor should return to his department as soon as he can be spared by you. Respectfully, your obedient servant, G. T. Beauregard. Macon, Ga., Nov. 29th, 1864. General,—Your letter of the 25th inst. to General Taylor, informing him that Sherman's forces had neared Sandersville [about twenty-five miles east of Milledgeville, in the direction of Savannah], and were marching, you think, on Savannah, was received by him at Albany and referred to me here. General Cobb had already sent you all the disposable forces at his command, and he will continue to do so as rapidly as circumstances will permit. You are aware, however, that we have now nearly exhausted the resources at our command.
tates gunboat Ottowa's mail-bag it behooves us to be on the alert, and to be prepared for another such attempt as that which was made by Admiral Dahlgren oh the 26th inst. (Wednesday night) to pass the obstructions and force his way into this harbor. The Commanding General has addressed Flag-officer Tucker on the subject, and he the 4th inst., from Rockingham to General Johnston, who is on his way to Fayetteville. You should have followed the instructions contained in my letter of the 26th ult. (acknowledged by Colonel Roy) and not of the 24th. Fayetteville and Raleigh being evidently the objective points of the enemy, General Johnston and myself conteJohnston, Fayetteville, N. C.: Have just received copy telegram to you from Hardee, saying he is moving on Greensboroa. He has not obeyed my instructions of 26th ult. He should be recalled at once to Fayetteville or Raleigh. Shall troops from here be sent to Smithfield or Raleigh? G. T. Beauregard. Telegram. Ch
nly partially true, and indicates probably a change of position, not a withdrawal of part of his forces. The latest information received from the Signal Corps (27th inst.) is, that about four thousand men have been sent off by him. (See report of Major Milligan, herewith enclosed.) My force is so small at present that to divide i a momentous one, which requires the most earnest consideration of the Government before it is adopted. The pontoon-train, reported by Major Milligan, on the 27th inst., as having been sent up to Butler, signifies probably an intention on his part to co-operate with Grant in his operations against Richmond, by throwing a bridge Headquarters, Military division of the West, Charlotte, N. C., March 1st, 1865. Lieut.-Genl. W. J. Hardee, Cheraw, S. C.: General,—Your letter of the 27th ult. has been received. My letter of the 26th covers all the points submitted by you. The enemy moving to the eastward, your forces will no longer be required here;
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,orida battalion, and a light battery in readiness to be sent to Florida at short notice. * * * General D. H. Hill having arrived at these Headquarters on the 28th ultimo, I left for Florida the same evening, although that officer was unwilling, for personal reasons, to assume the duty at once I had desired to intrust to him—the y 29th, 1864. To his Excellency President Davis, Richmond, Va.: Sir,—I had the honor to receive yesterday afternoon, through Colonel Wood, your letter of the 28th inst., enclosing a copy of General Lee's letter of the same day, from near Atlee's Station. I have telegraphed him to inform me when and where I could meet him in co
W. H. Echols, Chief-Engineer: I am instructed to furnish you with the following extract from a communication, dated 30th ult., from Dr. J. R. Cheves, in charge of outer obstructions: In consequence of the great deficiency of iron and the laromdg. Charleston, S. C., Oct. 3d, 1862. Hon. W. P. Miles, M. C., Richmond, Va.: My dear Colonel,—Your favor of the 30th ult. has just been received. I thank you for your exertions relative to those heavy guns ordered or called for for the new however expresses the hope that you will soon be able to comply with his request contained in his communication of the 30th ultimo. A summary statement from each corps commander would answer the purpose. A brief report of your plan of operationstgomery, Ala., Dec. 2d, 1864:3 P. M. Genl. S. Cooper, A. and I. G., Richmond, Va., via Tallahassee, Fla.: Telegram 30th ultimo received here, on my way to Mobile. I will repair forthwith to Atlantic coast. G. T. Beauregard. Telegra
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tter work should be, unfortunately, carried. Respectfully, your obedient servant, Thomas Jordan, Chief of Staff. Appendix to chapter XXXIV. Return of Troops and Guns in the Military Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, January 1st, A. D, 1864. command.Commander.effectives.guns. Infantry.Cos. L. Artillery.Light Artillery.Cos. H. Artillery.Heavy Artillery.Cavalry.Total.Artil'ry in Position.Field Artillery.Total. 1st Mil. Dist., S. C.Brig.-Gen. Ripley3,1123 s.276151d built in Europe. Steamers at the cost of two millions each could be procured every way equal to the Monitor. Thirty millions would have got fifteen of these, which might have been enough for our purpose. Five might have been ready by the first of January last to open some one of the ports blockaded on our coast. Three of these could have been left to keep the port open, and two could have convoyed the cotton across the water, if necessary. Thus the debt could have been promptly paid with c
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