War of the Rebellion: Serial 020 Page 0587 Chapter XXVI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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Legion, Slaughter's Fifty-first Georgia Regiment, from Charleston; Manning's Fiftieth Georgia Regiment, from Savannah; De Saussure's Fifteenth Regiment South Carolina Volunteers, from Charleston; James' Third Battalion South Carolina Infantry, from Summerville. Phillips' Legion and Manning's regiment will go by Augusta.

J. C. PEMBERTON,

Major-General, Commanding.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 17, 1862.

General S. COOPER, Richmond, Va.:

Letters of 15th received. Troops have been ordered to Richmond. Leaves me very low if I am to remain.

Very respectfully,

J. C. PEMBERTON,

Major-General, Commanding.

RICHMOND, VA., July 19, 1862.

General PEMBERTON, Charleston, S. C.:

Have you received my letter of 13th? Answer by telegraph and state what arrangement you have made for sending troops here and when they may be expected.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF S. C. AND GA., Numbers 37.

Charleston, S. C., July 19, 1862.

I. Colonel Johnson Hagood, commanding First Regiment South Carolina Volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty with his regiment and will assume command of the Second Military District of South Carolina.

II. Colonel W. S. Walker, Provisional Army Confederate States, will assume command of the Fourth Military District of South Carolina, in addition to his present command; such command to be known hereafter as the Third Military District of South Carolina, and to extend from the Ashepoo to the Savannah River.

By order of Major-General Pemberton:

J. R. WADDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 20, 1862.

General S. COOPER:

The receipt of your letter of July 13 was acknowledged on 17th by telegraph.

On the 18th De Saussure's and Gadberry's regiments left here.

On the 19th Slaughter's and Benbow's and Boyce's field battery.

On the 20th Means' regiment, James' battalion, and Leake's battery will leave here.