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MACON, November 21, 1864.

(Received 22d.)

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General:

Believing the enemy has gone toward Augusta I have ordered all the disposable force from this place to that point. I shall leave myself tonight or early tomorrow. As far as I can learn the damage done the railroad is very slight; I am having it repaired. No injury to the railroads west or south of this place.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant - General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF S. C. GA., AND FLA., Numbers 282.

Charleston, S. C., November 21, 1864.

I. Pursuant to paragraph XV, Special Orders, Numbers 264, Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Major General Robert Ransom is assigned to command of the Second Miliary Sub - District of South Carolina, formerly First District of South Carolina.

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By command of Lieutenant - General Hardee:

H. W. FEILDEN,

Assistant Adjutant - General.

MACON, [November], 21, 1864.

(Via Oconee 22d.)

Major - General McLAWS:

Believing the enemy is moving on Augusta, I have ordered all the disposable force from this place to that point. Send up cars to take away the troops. The damage done the railroad is believed to be inconsiderable; I am having it repaired. Hasten the cars forward. I shall leave tomorrow morning.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant - General, Commanding.

OCONEE, November 21, 1864.

Major - General McLAWS,

Savannah, GA.:

Can you send me 1,000 men from Charleston or Savannah? The enemy are flanking me on the right. Send me a map of the State of Georgia.

H. C. WAYNE,

Major - General.

[Indorsement.]

NOVEMBER 21, 1864.

Send copy of headquarters, Charleston, and to Colonel Cuyler.

L. McLAWS,

Major - General, Commanding.