War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 1060 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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enable me to fully garrison Mobile and Choctaw Bluff. The remainder of the corps should go east at once to insure success there. We can thus save Lee's communications, raise the siege of Mobile, should it be invested, or be prepared to meet Thomas when he advances in the spring. Last of Cheatham's corps, except furloughed men, will leave here on Wednesday. I find upon inquirty that this Tennessee division has been furloghed until 10th and Brantly's and Sharp's brigades until the 12 the proximo. Will report further about artillery.

R. TAYLOR,

Lieutenant-General.

J. B. EUSTIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

OPELIKA, ALA., January 30, 1865.

Brigadier-General MACKALL,

Macon, Ga.:

Hold Palmer's battalion in readiness to move on General D. H. HILL'S order. General Beauregard disers that you will procure 150 horses for the artillery now en route. If they cannot be had from Majors Smith and Wheeler's horse camp at Macon they must be impressed. General Breauregard will reach Macon to-morrow.

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

MONTGOMERY, ALA., January 30, 1865.

Brigadier General W. W. MCKALL,

Macon, Ga.:

If any difficulty occurs avout railroad transportation of troops left them march. It is important they should move forward without delay.

J. B. EUSTIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MONTGOMERY, ALA., January 30, 1865.

CONNANDANT OF POST AT MAYFIED, GA.:

If any difficulty occurs in transportation of troops lef them march to Camak and meet cars. If difficulty should occur there, left them march to Augusta. The object is expedition.

J. B. EUSTIS,

Assistanti Adjutnt-General.

MONTGOMERY, ALA., January 30, 1865.

Major E. H. EWING,

Inspector Field Transportation, Selma, Ala.:

Have you a train for pontoon ready? Required in Georgia.

J. B. EUSTIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MONTGOMERY, ALA., January 30, 1865.

Colonel G. W. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Augusta, GA.:

Major Ewing telegraph pontoon train prepared at Selma is being sent to Demopolis. Captain Morris, chief engineers, has charge.

J. B. EUSTIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.