War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 0908 OPERATIONS IN S. C., GA., AND FLA. Chapter LVI.

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AUGUSTA, November 29, 1864-6 p. m.

General JONES:

One thousand South Carolina reserves have left here, under General Chestnut, to report to General Hardee. A North Carolina brigade of 2,000 is about starting, under General Baker. You are authorized to use them for the defense of your department, subject to General Hardee's instructions. Have transportation ready, and lose no time in making the necessary disposition.


AUGUSTA, November 29, 1864.

General SAM. JONES:

Provide transportation to Savannah for 3,000 men; they leave here this afternoon.

By order of General Bragg:


Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief Quartermaster.

SAVANNAH, November 29, 1864.

Major-General JONES:

Lieutenant-General Hardee, temporarily absent, will reply in relation to Kirk's squadron when he returns. Enemy's gun-boats reported coming up Broad River. Latest advices from Augusta report Wheeler driving Kilpatrick from Waynesborough toward Millen. No information of enemy's infantry on Augusta side of Ogeechee. Ferguson crossing Oconee at Milledgeville 26th, following the enemy: reports no enemy near Macon.

T. B. ROY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAVANNAH, November 29, 1864.

General S. JONES:

The following dispatch just received from Pocotaligo: "Yankee gun-boats coming up Broad River. "



SAVANNAH, November 29, 1864.

Major General S. JONES:

Send Thirty-second Georgia to Pocotaligo to protect railroad, and instruct the commanding officer to move against any raid of the enemy coming from Broad River.

T. B. ROY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.