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and Guerard's battery, be put in readiness to move at a moment's notice. Four days' rations will be drawn and cooked, and all camp equipage will be carried.

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

WM. G. BARTH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DISTRICT OF FLORIDA,

Camp Milton, April 17, 1864.

Lieutenant CONE,

Commanding Pickets, Callahan:

LIEUTENANT: The major-general commanding directs that you reconnoiter the crossing at Trader's Hill, and let him know as soon as possible whether here is any practicable crossing for troops and trains, and, if not, where there is a crossing. It is essential to send out and ascertain to-night, as the general must be informed early to-morrow morning.

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

WM. G. BARTH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

RICHMOND, VA., April 18, 1864.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD,

Charleston, S. C.:

Send First South Carolina (Colonel Butler) and Twentieth South Carolina (Colonel keitt) to General Johnston at Dalton. Upon their arrival at Dalton the Tenth and Nineteenth South Carolina Regiments, now in Army of Tennessee, will be sent to Charleston.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., April 18, 1864-9.30 a. m.

General SAMUEL COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General, Richmond, Va.:

General Jones has not yet arrived; have telegraphed General Gilmer to come forthwith. I will leave to-morrow. I have recalled all South Carolina and Georgia troops from Florida, except one battalion infantry, and one and a half regiments cavalry.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

RICHMOND, VA., April 18, 1864.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD,

Charleston, S. C.:

As the enemy are withdrawing from Florida ought not our troops returning from that State to be held in hand at some convenient point, ready to relieve troops in North Carolina who should go to General Lee?

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General.