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not spare Bragg, who has much of the administrative duty of the army to perform. Perhaps Beauregard would be glad, under the circumstances, to take charge of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia. If you will be satisfied with that arrangement it might be well for you to propose it to him.

JEFFERSON DAVIS

HDQRS. DEPT. OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA,

Charleston, S. C., June 12, 1862.

Major H. LEE, Quartermaster, &c.:

MAJOR: The major-general directs me to ascertain from you whether an engine can be sent to-day to Adams Run to bring General Evans to this place; if so, at what time? Two regiments are to be transported from Adams Run to Charleston to-day and battery of artillery is also to go on the road from here to Savannah, but if possible it is desirable that an engine be sent for General Evans as soon as practicable.

J. C. TAYLOR,

Aide-de-Camp.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA,

Charleston, S. C., June 12, 1862.

Lieutenant Colonel T. M. WAGNER:

COLONEL: There are now at Saint Andrew's Depot two 42-pounder carronades and two 24-pounder navy guns, with 100 rounds of ammunition per gun. The major-general commanding wishes them sent down on James Island, to be placed in position on the lines at such points as may be designated by Lieutenant Colonel A. J. Gonzales.

J. R. WADDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

P. S.-Lieutenant Wilkinson will attend to the matter referred to.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA,

Charleston, S. C., June 12, 1862.

Lieutenant Colonel A. J. GONZALES,

Chief of Artillery Department:

COLONEL: There are two 42-pounder carronades and two 24-pounder navy guns now at Saint Andrew's Depot, with 100 rounds of ammunition per gun. The major-general commanding wishes you to designate the position for them to be placed on the lines. The general wishes these guns to be placed in the most advantageous position you can possibly select.

J. R. WADDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Richmond, June 12, 1862.

Major General J. C. PEMBERTON,

Commanding Dept. of Georgia and South Carolina, Charleston, S. C.:

GENERAL: Your attention is respectfully called to the annexed copy

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