War of the Rebellion: Serial 066 Page 0487 Chapter XLVII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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CHARLESTON, S. C., May 17, 1864-9 p.m.

Brigadier General THOMAS JORDAN,

Pocotaligo, S. C.:

The major-general desires you to send to Charleston without delay the Thirty-second Georgia. Please inform when they can be ready to move and from what points, in order to have transportation ready. Nothing new from Virginia but more troops called for. The Fifth Georgia Cavalry has been ordered to report to you.

H. W. FEILDEN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., May 17, 1864.

Colonel J. L. BLACK,

First South Carolina Regiment, Columbia, S. C.:

Special Orders, Numbers 134, of the 14th instant, from these headquarters, is revoked. Bring all of your men by railroad to this city with the utmost dispatch, except enough to take care of the horses and bring dispatch, except enough to take care of the horses and bring them or here. Lose no time. Acknowledge receipt of this by telegraph.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

The operator at Columbia will have this delivered as soon as possible. If Colonel Black has left Columbia with his regiment, ascertain where he is, and send this to him. Operator acknowledge receipt of this by telegraph.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., May 17, 1864.

Colonel LIPSCOMB,

Second South Carolina Cavalry, Columbia, S. C.:

Do not send one of your companies to General Trapier, but bring all of your men by railroad to this city, with the utmost dispatch, except enough to take care of the horses and bring them on here.

Lose no time. Acknowledge receipt of this city telegraph.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

Operator at Columbia have this delivered to Colonel Lipscomb or officer commanding his regiment as soon as possible. Acknowledge receipt of this by telegraph.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., May 17, 1864.

Major General J. F. GILMER,

Commanding Savannah, Ga.:

The following telegram just received:

RICHMOND, May 14, 1864.

Major General SAMUEL JONES:

You will order the Twelfth and Eighteenth Georgia Battalions, the tenth and Nineteenth South Carolina Regiments, Seventh and Fifty-fifth Georgia Regiments