War of the Rebellion: Serial 020 Page 0650 COASTS OF S.C., GA., AND MID. AND EAST FLA. Chapter XXVI.

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soon as the troops here shall have been disembarked at Pocotaligo transportation will be sent for you. See your last troops off and be ready to move with them.

THOMAS JORDAN,

Chief of Staff.

CHARLESTON, S. C., October 22, 1862.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD,

Savannah, Ga.:

Under circumstances reported by Colonel Walker have directed re-enforcements held ready to be sent him from Ripley's command. Await your final orders.

THOMAS JORDAN,

Chief of Staff.

SAVANNAH, GA., October 22, 1862-5 p.m.

Brigadier General THOMAS JORDAN,

Chief of Staff, Charleston, S. C.:

Send re-enforcements to Pocotaligo or to Salkehatchie Bridge to report to Colonel W. S. Walker; also one operator with the troops.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

SAVANNAH, GA., October 22, 1862-7 p.m.

Colonel C. J. COLCOLK,

Grahamsville, S. C.:

Make a reconnaissance with disposable force toward Bee's Creek to ascertain position and movements of the enemy, and, if possible, make a dash at him.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

SAVANNAH, S. C., October 22, 1862.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD,

Savannah, Ga., via Augusta:

Have ordered the forces here and at Adams Run (previously directed to be held in readiness) to move to re-enforce Walker at Pocotaligo. Walker reports enemy in possession of railroad at Coosawhatchie. Let me know where you are.

THOMAS JORDAN,

Chief of Staff.

SAVANNAH, GA., October 22, 1862-9 p.m.

Brigadier General THOMAS JORDAN,

Chief of Staff, Charleston, S. C.:

All right; I will await here the result. Walker reports driving back the enemy.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

SAVANNAH, GA., October 22, 1862-10 p.m.

Colonel C. J. COLCLOCK,

Grahamsville, S. C.:

Troops are being sent to-night to support Colonel Harrison or to cut