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loss to us and a considerable loss to the enemy. On the 9th instant I removed all the Government stores from Sanderson, except fifteen hundred bushels corn, which was burned under my orders. On the 10th the enemy reached Sanderson; on the 11th instant they were within three miles of Lake City. Here I had hastily collected, principally from the District of Middle Florida, a small force of 450 infantry, 110 cavalry, and two pieces of artillery. On the night of the 10th I placed this force ney, Jacksonville, Ala.: Colonel,—General Beauregard desires that you would temporarily take command of this post. The present commanding officer he directs that you employ as your assistant. For instructions I refer you to my note of the 11th instant to Captain Bethune. The General further desires that you will, by means of a quick line of couriers, place yourself in communication with Brigadier-General Elzey, at Round Mountain Iron-works, by which route he thinks for the present it wou
W. S. Walker, Comdg. Third Mil. Dist., McPhersonville, S. C.: Colonel,—Your letter of the 12th instant has been received, and I am instructed to say that every effort will be made to enable you to 20th, 1863. Hon. James A. Seddon, Secretary of War, Richmond, Va.: Sir,—Your letter of the 12th inst. was handed to me some days ago, but my incessant occupation with the current duties of my posi, etc., etc.: Sir,—I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of the 12th inst. on yesterday, bringing again to my notice that the Sovereign Convention of the State of South kept prior to the 16th instant. The first 200-pounder shots were fired on the morning of the 12th instant. 17445233270948 18452244180876 19408241131780 20408296175879 21445259219923 22203 had retreated to Battery Wagner. The Marion Artillery, 4 guns and 39 effectives, arrived on the 12th, and was placed on James Island. From the Third Military District a battalion of the 11th South <
hdrew his command with caution and address, and joined me, at Camp Beauregard, near Ocean Pond, on the Olustee, on the 13th instant. The enemy, with celerity pressed on to Baldwin, capturing on their way five guns of company A and B, Light Artillery4:1.45 P. M. Genl. G. T. Beauregard, Petersburg, Va.: Fifth Corps (Warren's) crossed Chickahominy at Long Bridge on the 13th; was driven from Riddel's Shop by General Hill, leaving many dead and prisoners on our hands. That night it marched to Weumbia, Ala., Nov. 15th, 1864. General,—As you seemed yesterday to have misunderstood my verbal communication of the 13th inst., through my Chief of Staff, I deem it of sufficient importance to communicate in writing what I had instructed him to siss., on 15th, twenty-five (25) transports, loaded with troops, accompanied by General Thomas, reached Vicksburg on the 13th inst. G. T. Beauregard. General J. E. Johnston's Address to his Troops. Charlotte, N. C., Feb. 25th, 1865.
you for your history of the siege of Petersburg, I remain, yours truly, Saml. Choppin, M. D., ex-Medical Inspector, C. S. A. To Genl. G. T. Beauregard. Telegram. clay's House, June 17th, 1864:1.45 P. M. Genl. G. T. Beauregard, Petersburg, Va.: Fifth Corps (Warren's) crossed Chickahominy at Long Bridge on the 13th; was driven from Riddel's Shop by General Hill, leaving many dead and prisoners on our hands. That night it marched to Westover. Some prisoners were taken from it on the 14th. Have not heard of it since. All prisoners taken here are from 10th Corps. R. E. Lee, Genl. Official. W. H. Taylor, A. A. G. Appendix to chapter XXXVIII. Major-General B. R. Johnson's statement of the explosion of the mine at Petersburg, July 30th, 1864. on the 27th of July, 1864, the enemy was observed to be moving large forces to the north side of the James—to be showing much activity in that direction, leading us to anticipate some active operations there. This was, no d
ched General Whiting's headquarters during the night of the 15th, and found him at his headquarters, in the Dunlop Castle, n6th, 1864:8.30 P. M. Please read over my telegrams of 15th inst., and you will perceive that you were not ordered to assae miles—was without any force at all. At 7 A. M., on the 15th, General Dearing informs General Wise that his forces were o I have the honor to submit that, on the morning of the 15th inst., the force under my command for the immediate defence ofce it was an impossibility to hold both. At 7 A. M. of the 15th I sent you the following despatch: Swift Creek, Va., Juneuplicate): In front of Nashville, on the morning of the 15th, the enemy attacked both of our flanks about the same time. not exceeding six hundred men. This affair occurred on the 15th, after which the advance of Sherman was undisputed. The Federal army arrived opposite Columbia on the 15th, and without any warning began to shell the town in every direction. Hunt'
ed on an examination of the wreck of the Keokuk, on the 16th instant, by Lieutenant Boyleston, confirmed in the main by my o848No record of projectiles fired was kept prior to the 16th instant. The first 200-pounder shots were fired on the morning, as you intended attacking the enemy on the morning of the 16th, and felt anxious that there should, by no possibility, be from Elliott's brigade to fill it. But on the night of the 16th, as late as 10 P. M., that gap had not been filled. At des, Richmond, Va.: General,—Your communication of the 16th inst.—requesting me to inform you at what hour last night (15tkets and skirmishers to hold the lines until 6 A. M. of the 16th. At the time of the evacuation no information had been rec city. The shelling took place early on the morning of the 16th, and during that night the Federal troops commenced the pasor Green had placed it in the streets. On the night of the 16th, when General Hampton was assigned to duty at Columbia, he
except the one at Lawton's, which has four guns (32-pounders) of little use. September 18th.—I inspected this day, accompanied by the same officers as on the 17th inst., Forts Moultrie and Sumter, which were found to be in fine order and condition, considering the repairs in progress at the latter. The armament of the first co S. Cooper, Adjt. and Insp.-Genl., Richmond, Va.: Prisoners report that it was the United States ship-of-war Housatonic, 12 guns, which was sunk in night of 17th instant by the submarine torpedo-boat, Lieutenant Dixon, of Alabama, commanding. There is little hope of safety for that brave man and his associates, however, as theichmond. After informing General Lee several times that you were being confronted by the whole of Grant's army, and receiving no reply, you sent, on Friday, the 17th, at 5 P. M., a telegram to General Lee, that unless reinforced you would evacuate Petersburg the next day (Saturday), at 12 o'clock. In answer to this—and my memor
epartment of South Carolina and Georgia—headquarters, Charleston. It was, through inadvertence, mailed to your address at Bladon Springs. S. Cooper, A. and I. Genl. Mobile, Sept. 11th, 1862. Genl. S. Cooper, Richmond, Va.: I leave to-day for Charleston. Please forward there copies of orders and instructions. None received yet from Bladon. G. T. Beauregard. 61 Broadway, N. Y., July 22d, 1882. Dear General,—I am unable at this time to answer your note of 18th instant more specially than to state that when I was Chief of the Staff of your forces, charged with the defence of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, from the autumn of 1862 to the spring of 1864, I discovered in the archives of my office a document left behind by Major-General Pemberton, whom you immediately succeeded in command in that quarter, in October, 1862, which embraced a recommendation from that officer of the abandonment, as untenable, of the whole outer or immedi
wreck of the Keokuk, on the 16th instant, by Lieutenant Boyleston, confirmed in the main by my own observations on the 19th instant, that her turrets, within four and a half feet of their tops, had been pierced by four 10-inch shot and one 7-inch rifny guns or other military stores were left by General Johnson's command—was not received by me until the evening of the 19th inst., else it would have met with an earlier acknowledgment. In reply thereto I have the honor to submit that, on the moron of a considerable portion of it— from Davis's farm, near the city, southward—suffering a loss of a thousand men. On the 19th Colquitt's and Clingman's brigades of Hoke's division were detached to take part with other troops in an effort to dislodgngman was wounded, and never again rejoined his brigade. The fight was to be renewed on the 20th, and on the night of the 19th, about nine o'clock, General Hagood received an order to turn over his brigade in the trenches to the senior officer prese<
ay from Savannah I found here your letter of the 20th instant. I thank you for the prompt and favorable suppoleston, S. C., Feb. 6th, 1863. On or about the 20th ultimo I ordered General Ripley to have preparations madtillery, three batteries, twelve guns. On the 20th instant the enemy advanced in three columns, since ascert the following account of the engagement of the 20th instant, near Ocean Pond: Intelligence having been read been much strengthened since the battle of the 20th ultimo, and that four or five gunboats in the St. John'sy their active participation in the combat of the 20th ultimo, at which, it is proper to say, Brigadier-Generald feeling authorized by the President's letter of 20th inst. to send them, I have ordered Hoke's division to rned his brigade. The fight was to be renewed on the 20th, and on the night of the 19th, about nine o'clock, Gre delivered by your aid, Captain Toutant, on the 20th ultimo. Feeling convinced of the utter impracticability
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