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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 14, Part 1 (Secessionville)
Page 536 COASTS OF S.C., GA.,AND MID.AND EAST FLA. Chapter XXVI.

RICHMOND, VA., June 3, 1862.

Major-General PEMBERTON:

General Lawton desires to come to Virginia with troops from Georgia. I hear the enemy in Virginia are drawing re-enforcements from forces opposed to you.

R. E. LEE.


HDQRS. DEPT. OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA, Charleston, S. C., June 3, 1862.

Major J. B. WHITE:

MAJOR: I am directed by the major-general commanding to say you are desired to move the guns at the Citadel in Charleston and place them in position on the redans and redoubts on the lines on James Island west of Newton's Cut.

R. W. MEMMINGER,
Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., June 3, 1862.-1.45 p.m.

GEORGE W. RANDOLPH,

Secretary of War:

The enemy are advancing in considerable force toward the railroad from Seabrook Island. General Evans, with two regiments and artillery, will attack them.

J. C. PEMBERTON,

Major-General, Commanding.

CHARLESTON, S. C., June 3, 1862.

General EVANS, Adams Run or Logansville:

A regiment has been ordered to support your right. Have some one at Adams Run to conduct the regiment.

J. R. WADDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., June 3, 1862.

General DRAYTON, Hardeeville:

Send the Eleventh Regiment South Carolina Volunteers to support the right flank of General Evans to stop at Adams Run and report at once to General Evans.

J. R. WADDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., June 3, 1862.

Brigadier-General LAWTON, Savannah, Ga.:

Have two more regiments in readiness to move to this point. Have transportation prepared.

J. C. PEMBERTON,

Major-General, Commanding.


Page 536 COASTS OF S.C., GA.,AND MID.AND EAST FLA. Chapter XXVI.
OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 14, Part 1 (Secessionville)
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