War of the Rebellion: Serial 066 Page 0427 Chapter XLVII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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CHARLESTON, S. C., April 14, 1864-10 p. m.

Major General PATTON ANDERSON,

Camp Milton (via Baldwin, Fla.):

Send here at once the Eleventh and Eighteenth South Carolina Volunteers, and the Twenty-sixth and Fifty-ninth Virginia Volunteers. Return to Savannah the Twelfth Georgia Battalion or the Sixty-fourth Georgia Volunteers at once. Should you think advisable, consolidate Harrison's and Finegan's brigades under latter. Use utmost dispatch in pushing forward the troops. Acknowledge receipt of dispatch.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DISTRICT OF FLORIDA,

Camp Milton, April 14, 1864.

Major E. C. SIMKINS,

Chief Quartermaster, Baldwin:

MAJOR: The major-general commanding desires that you have transportation got ready for a regiment about 500 strong, and send the train down to this point as soon as it can be got ready. It will be required to carry the troops to Middle Florida. This is a separate call from the one made yesterday.

I am, major, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. G. BARTH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DISTRICT OF FLORIDA,

Camp Milton, April 14, 1864-8 p. m.

Colonel TABB, Waldo, Fla.:

A raiding party left Jacksonville yesterday, supposed to be about 500, with a battery of artillery. Be vigilant and look well to your right flank. If they reach the interior they must be defeated. Keep me constantly advised of all movements in your vicinity.

PATTON ANDERSON,

Major-General, Commanding.

RICHMOND, VA., April 15, 1864.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD, Charleston, S. C.:

Repair with the least delay practicable to Weldon, N. C., where instructions will be sent to you.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF S. CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA,

Charleston, S. C., April 15, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel J. R. WADDY,

Chief Ord., Dept. of S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C.:

COLONEL: The general commanding directs me to call you attention to General Orders, Numbers 45, current series, from these headquarters, and to say that under the new system to be adopted as to the furnishing of ordnance and ordnance stores to this command, you