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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 51, Part 2 (Supplements)
Page 999 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.--CONFEDERATE.

[For letter transmitting following paper, see Beauregard to Bragg, VOL. XXXVI, Part III, p. 886.]

[Inclosure.]


HDQRS. DEPT. OF N. CAROLINA AND SOUTHERN VIRGINIA,
Drewry's Bluff, June 9, 1864.

Major Terrett, commanding:

Battalion marines, Major Terrett (effective) ..... 175

Battalion artillery, Major South (effective) ..... 230

405

Between Drewry's Bluff and Swift Creek:

Johnson's division--

Walker's brigade (effective) ................ 2,400

Johnson's brigade (effective) ............... 785

Three regiments Wise's brigade (effective) .. 1,390

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4,575

Moseley's battalion artillery (Pegram's battery,

Wright's battery, Miller's battery, Slaten's

battery, section Bradford's battery, section

Cumming's battery) .......................... 450

Cavalry (Sixty-second Georgia), Colonel

Griffin ..................................... 300

Three companies Virginia cavalry ............ 120

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420

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5,445

Swift Creek lines:

Sixty-fourth Georgia Regiment ....................... 400

Martin's battery .................................... 120

Detachment of cavalry ............................... 40

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560

South of Swift Creek and around Petersburg:

Reserves ............................................ 350

Forty-sixth Virginia Regiment ....................... 500

Seventh C. S. Cavalry ............................... 250

Sturdivant's battery ................................ 120

Ferebee's cavalry ................................... 306

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1,526

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Total ..................................................... 7,936

John M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[36.]

RICHMOND, June 9, 1864.

His Excellency JEFFERSON DAVIS,

President Confederate States of America:

The inclosed telegrams are copies of correspondence between Generals Wise and Beauregard passing over our lines.*

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

THOS. H. WYNNE,

Treasurer to Telegraph Company.

[First indorsement.]

JUNE 9, 1864.

Secretary of War for attention.

J. D.

[Second indorsement.]

JUNE 9, 1864.

Respectfully returned to the President.

After conference with General Bragg, who showed me a telegram received about 10 a. m. from General Beauregard, it was concluded that General Beauregard should be telegraphed that there were no re-enforcements here to be sent, nor if there were would time allow their

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*Only one dispatch found inclosed.

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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 51, Part 2 (Supplements)
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