War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 0947 Chapter LVI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -CONFEDERATE.

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opposing the invaders upon other fields. These soldiers except protection from you, and I appeal to every officer and soldier of this command to assist in arresting and bringing to justice these depredators, who claim to belong to the command, and by their conduct are bringing disgrace upon you and distress upon citizens, the families of comrades in arms.

JOS. WHEELER,

Major-General.

CHARLESTON, December 10, 1864.

Major General SAMUEL JONES,

Pocotaligo:

When plans for proposed attack shall have been completed notify me of the fact, as I may be able to send you 500 more troops.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

POCOTALIGO, December 10, 1864-5. 15 p. m.

Captain H. W. FEILDEN,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Charleston:

There has been very little shelling of the road to-day and some slight picket-firing. In other respects all quiet to-day.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

COOSAWHATCHIE, December 10, 1864.

Major General SAM. JONES:

The 20-pounder Parrots could be very effective from the battery here; can you not send them?

B. H. ROBERTSON,

Brigadier-General.

COOSAWHATCHIE, December 10, 1864-12. 10

Major-General JONES:

Nothing has transpired to-day. The enemy seems to be chiefly occupied in felling trees. I have ordered our skirmishers pushed forward.

B. H. ROBERTSON,

Brigadier-General.

COOSAWHATCHIE, December 10, 1864-2. 20 p. m.

Major General S. JONES:

General Young reports enemy in his intrenchments one mile from railroad. Everything has been quiet to-day. I have ordered a reconnaissance on my left and rear. Will report.

B. H. ROBERTSON.