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SAVANNAH, December 4, 1864.

General S. JONES:

I need 600 arms and accouterments for the South Carolina militia now at Grahamville. Send the arms if you have them; also ammunition to suit.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant-General.

SAVANNAH, December 4, 1864.

Major General S. JONES:

Make your headquarters at Pocotaligo, or some other convenient point, and take immediate charge of the forces for the defense of the Charleston and Savannah Railroad.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant-General.

SAVANNAH, December 4, 1864.

General JONES:

What troops left Charleston this morning for Savannah? If any, stop them at Pocotaligo.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant-General.

SAVANNAH, December 4, 1864.

General SAMUEL JONES:

Re-enforcements are needed at Pocotaligo immediately; see that they are sent.

W. J. HARDEE.

ADAMS' RUN, December 4, 1864.

Major-General JONES:

A regiment of Yankee cavalry is reported moving toward Combachee bridge. I have nothing but some heavy artillery in that sub-district.

B. H. ROBERTSON.

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES,

Augusta, December 5, 1864.

Colonel JOHN B. SALE,

Military Secretary:

The following just received from General Wheeler:

NEAR WALKER'S BRIDGE, December 4, 1864-6 p. m.

Pursuant to instructions we drove enemy's cavalry upon infantry and attacked about midnight. The infantry was occupied in tearing up railroad near Thomas' Station. At daylight this morning Fourteenth Corps and Kilpatrick's cavalry advanced and attacked my position. My command had been necessarily spread out over two or three miles to procure forage, but was quickly concentrated to resist the attack. Enemy made several charges upon the position which I had taken, all of which wee repulsed by fire from behind breast-works and by counter-charges. Enemy's vastly superior forces, which completely enveloped my flanks, compelled me

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