War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 1052 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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MONTGOMERY, ALA., January 28, 1865.

Major General D. H. HILL,

Augusta, Ga.:

Should there bayonets in Augusta for troops arriving there order their distribution at once.

G. T. BEAURGARD,

General.

MONTGOMERY, ALA., January 28, 1865.

Major General C. L. STEVENSON,

Augusta, Ga.:

Report to General D. H. HILL of orders.

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

MONTGOMERY, ALA., January 28, 1865.

Brigadier General W. W. MACKALL,

Macon, Ga.:

Please send forward rapidly all troops to Augusta.

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

MONTGOMERY, ALA., January 28, 1865.

Colonel L. VON. ZINKEN,

Colombus, Ga.:

Will have you notfield departure of troops. Report each day number of troops arriving at Colombus from this place, and commands. It is reported that one-half whichh leave here go off. General B [eauregard] will not leave to-morrow. Will advise you when I shall be with him.

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

MONTGOMERY, ALA., January 28, 1865.

Colonel L. VON. ZINKEN,

Colombus, Ga.:

Please see that troops are not delayed at Colombus. Hurry them on to Augusta.

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUATERS MILITARY DISTRICT OF GEORGIA,

Augusta, Ga., January 28, 1865.

Major General G. W. SMITH,

Commanding Georgia Militia:

GENERAL: Iverson reports the enemy six miles this side of Springfield at 1 o'clock yesterday and still advancing on two roads-the Augusta and Middle Ground. Iverson is at Branon's Bridge. It is