War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 1112 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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MONTGOMERY, ALA,. February 6, 1865.

Major W. F. AYER,

Chief Quartermaster, Army of Tennessee:

(Care of post quartermaster, Columbus, Ga.)

General Beauregard directs me by telegraph to instruct you to send the wagons by rail and the horses by land to Augusta. This is allimportant. Acknowledge receipt of this dispatch.

J. B. EUSTIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General,

CIRCULAAR.] AUGUSTA, February 7, 1865.

Hereafter no trunk will be allowed to any staff officer whilst in movement. From this date officers woll move in light marching order. One valise will onluy be allowed for clothing.

By order of General Beauregard:

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

MONTGOMERY, ALA., February 7, 1865.

Major E. WILLIS,

Chief Quartermaster, Augusta, Ga.:

Following just received from Major Ayer by telegraph from Columbus, Ga., in answer to my telegram communicating your order:

Telegram received. Wagons not yet arrived at this place. How are they to be shipped by rail to Augusta when there is a break of thirty-two miles?

Have telegraphed Major Ayer to communicate with your or General Beauregard on the subject.

J. B. EUSTIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MONTGOMERY, ALA., February 7, 1865.

Major W. F. AYER,

Chief Quartermaster Army of Tennessee, Columbus, Ga.:

Telegram regarding wagons received. Communicate with General Beauregard or Major Willis at Augusta.

J. B. EUSTIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA, Numbers 32.

Charleston, S. C., February 7, 1865.

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VII. Major General P. M. B. Young, Provisional Army, C. S., is assigned to the command of Iverson's division of cavalry. He will proceed without delay to Georgia and assume command accordingly.

VIII. Major General Wade Hampton, Provisional Army, C. S., having reported for duty in this department, is assigned to the command of Butler's and Young's divisions of cavalry.

Buy command of Lieutenant-Geneeral Hardee:

H. W. FEILDEN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.