War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 1311 Chapter LVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

Search Civil War Original Records

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

March 13, 1865.

Lieutenant General R. S. EWELL,

Commanding, &c.:

Has General Pickett reached Richmond yet? If so, direct him to hold his command in readiness to move.

O. LATROBE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MARCH 13, 1865.

Lieutenant-General EWELL,

Richmond, Va.:

General Longstreet sends the following for your information:

Fitz Lee reports the enemy moving from Columbia to Louisa Court-House, his scouts following.

R. E. LEE.

T. J. GOREE,

Aide-de-Camp.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

March 13, 1865.

Lieutenant-General EWELL,

Commanding Department, &c.:

Corse has already been moved to the left, and is now between the Brook road and Mechanicsville.

O. LATROBE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MARCH 13, 1865.

Major C. BOYLE,

Provost-Marshal of Gordonsville:

General Longstreet directs me to inform you that the enemy are moving from Columbia to Louisa Court-House.

T. J. GOREE,

Aide-de-Camp.

LONGSTREET'S HEADQUARTERS,

March 14, 1865. (Received 3.30 a. m.)

Honorable J. C. BRECKINRIDGE,

Secretary of War:

Your dispatch received. I will move after enemy this morning as soon as my troops can get off. I would like much to have the 500 of Fitz Lee's command mounted, as without cavalry I cannot expect to do much.

J. LONGSTREET,

Lieutenant-General.