War of the Rebellion: Serial 011 Page 0418 KY.,TENN.,N.MISS.,N.ALA.,AND SW.VA. Chapter XXII.

Search Civil War Official Records

KNOXVILLE, TENN., April 13, 1862.

General PEMBERTON,

Charleston, S. C.:

Have the six regiments ordered to Beauregard left Charleston? He wishes them sent to Chattanooga. Answer.

E. KIRBY SMITH,

Major-General, Commanding.

KNOXVILLE, TENN., April 13, 1862.

Brig. General D. LEADBETTER,

Chattanooga, Tenn.:

Don't destroy the bridge unless it becomes necessary. Blowing up is the most effectual way.

H. L. CLAY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAVANNAH, GA., April 13, 1862.

Major-General E. KIRBY SMITH,

Knoxville, Tenn.:

Only four regiments have been ordered to General Beauregard from this department. They are in Atlanta. I will order them to Chattanooga.

J. C. PEMBERTON,

Major-General.

FORT PILLOW, April 14, 1862.

General BRAXTON BRAGG:

The enemy landed at Key Corner yesterday in force. About 30 miles good road. Having no cavalry, will be unable to observe their movements.

JNumbers B. VILLEPIGUE,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

[Indorsement.]

General Bragg thinks that all of Van Dorn's force, including General Price's, ought to go there.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

No. 24. Corinth, Miss., April 14, 1862.

* * * * * * *

III. So much of paragraph I, Special Orders, No. 20, from these headquarters, dated April 12, 1862, as refers to Johnson's brigade, First Army Corps, is rescinded, and a division, to be composed of Little's and Maxey's brigades, will occupy Bethel, with an outpost at Purdy; the whole under General Little. This division for the present will be