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CHARLESTON, January 28, 1865.

(Received 11 o'clock 29th.)

General S. COOPER:

Major General D. H. Hill has been assigned to command of the District of Georgia. He has no staff. Please supplly him.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant-General

CHARLESTON, January 28, 1865.

(Received 11. 10 29th.)

General S. COOPER:

General Beauregard telegraphs that he is coming in person to Augusta. Will his command, as recently, extend over his this department?

I ask merely for information.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant-General.

[JANUARY 28, 1865. -For Hardee to Cooper, reporting, see Part I, p. 1069.]

MONTGOMERY, ALA., January 28, 1865.

Lieutenant General R. TAYLOR, Meridian, Miss.:

Enemy moving on Augusta. Hurry up all troops from Tupelo and Meridian by quickest route.

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

MERIDIAN, MISS., January 28, 1865.

General G. T. BEAURGARD:

Every energy is being used to push troops forward rapidly. They are being sent both via Selma and Mobile as fast capacity of the railroad will permit.

R. TAYLOR,

Lieutenant-General.

AUGUSTA, Ga., January 28, 1865.

General BEAURGARD, Montgomery, Ala.:

The enemy is moving rapidly upon Augusta. Hope that troops will be hurried up.

Respectfully,

D. H. HILL,

Major-General.

MONTGOMERY, ALA., January 28, 1865.

Major General D. H. HILL, Augusta, Ga.:

If General Ripley should be in Augusta detain him and order him to report to General Cheatham on arrival, for assignment to Gist's brigade.

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.