ah forty-nine (49) pieces of light artillery, which will be disposed of as follows: Twelve (12) to Wheeler, twelve (12) with the forces here, including two (2) pieces to be sent to New River, four (4) to Honey Hill, five (5) to Coosawhatchie, fourteen to report to Colonel Gonzales at Pocotaligo, and two (2), manned by militia-men, to accompany Smith's division. W. J. Hardee, Lieut.-Genl.
Richmond, April 6th, 1875. Genl. G. T. Beauregard, New Orleans:
General,—Your letter of March 30th was received last evening.
I have not seen Colonel Jones's book on The Siege of Savannah in 1864, to which you allude, but will get it at an early day.
I have heard so many misstatements from time to time in regard to this event, that the seizure of my papers and other effects in upper South Carolina by a troop of marauding Federal cavalry just after the war, which has prevented me from being able to give any statement of the affair which I could authenticate by documents, has always b