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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,

Wilmington, February 4, 1865.

General S. COOPE,

Adjutant and Inspector General, Richmond:

GENERAL: At the request of Mrs. S. C. Lamb, wife of Colonel Lamb, who was captured at Fort Fisher, I have the honor to ask that permission be granted her to visit the North with her childern and nurse. She is of Northern birth and would, no doubt, be able to mitigate the rigor of her husband's confinement, and greatly relieve his sufferinges incident to the severe wound he received.

I am, generl, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

BRAXTON BRAGG.

WILMINGTON, February 4, 1865.

Colonel CHILDS,

Commanding C. S. Arsenal, Fayetteville:

Have in readiness two 10 inch gun carriages, chassis, circles, platforms, with implements complete, and 200 rounds of ammunition. I shall want them in a few days. Please answer what I can expect.

H OLADOWSKI,

Lieutenant-Colonel, &c.

AUGUSTA, GA., Feburary 5, 1865.

Major E. WILLIS,

Chief Qaurtermaster:

MAJOR: General Beauregard desires that private freight be excluded from the railroad cars until Givernment stores shall be transported. The road has no right to reject Government freight and assume the position that they will not receipt for it.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

AUGUSTA, GA., February 5, 1865.

Commodore W. W. HUNTER,

Commanding Naval Forces:

COMMODORE: General Beauregard instructs me to reguest that you will order the 100 men which you advised him you could spare to report to Colonel Nesbitt at Warren Block, to aid in the removal of cotton.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

AUGUSTA, Februay 5, 1865-11 a. m.

Major General G. W. SMITH,

Commanding, &c.:

GENERAL: I have just received a telegram from Colonel Carswell asking if transportation would be sent to Green's Cut. I have told him to march to Spirit Creek. I wrote to you that trains for 500 men