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MACON, GA., November 26, 1864.

General J. B. HOOD:

Would not Major General Edward Johnson be a good office for cavalry command referred to this morning? If so, order him should he consent to transfer, to report forthwith at Montgomery. Cannot Major - General Martin be ordered back to his division?

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

MILLEN, November 26, 1864.

President DAVIS:

Enemy entered Sandersville today in force. Wheeler says Kilpatrick had gone toward Augusta, and he will pursue him with all of his force, except one brigade, which will be left in this front. Wheeler is uncertain wheeler Sherman is going to Augusta or Savannah.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant - General.

SAVANNAH, November 26, 1864.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General:

General Hardee telegraphed last evening -

Send special messenger to Lieutenant - General Taylor, at Macon, to bring all his disposable force to Savannah, as I believe the enemy are marching on that place.

Distances from Macon to Savannah: To Albany by railroad, 107 miles; to Thomasville, to march, sixty-two miles; to Savannah by railroad, 200 miles. The enemy are within 140 miles from Savannah. I have no troops to defend land side.

L. McLAWS,

Major - General.

MILLEN, November 26, 1864 - 3. 44 p. m.

(Received 4 p. m.)

General McLAWS:

Send for two companies of cavalry from South Carolina. Wheeler, when I last heard from him, expected to be forced from Sandersville, as he was pressed by a heavy force of cavalry and infantry. I shall be in Savannah tomorrow morning. Please order my carriage to meet me at depot.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant - General.

MILLEN, November 26, 1864.

General McLAWS:

Wheeler says Kilpatrick has gone toward Augusta, and he will follow after him with all his force except one brigade. Enemy entered Sandersville today in force.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant - General.