War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 1184 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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General Wathall at Graniteville. Your remaining battery will be placed in position near the crossing of Big Horse Creek by the Beach Island road, and will be subject to the command of Major General G. W. Smith.

D. H. HILL,

Major-General.

AUGUSTA, February 14, 1865.

Brigadier-General FRY,

Commanding Post:

GENERAL: These headquarters having been informed that their are several local companies in this city armed with Enfield rifles, General Beauregard desires that you will cause their arms to be collected by Captain Finney and turned over to Cheatham's corps. These companies can be supplied with muskets now in charge of Captain Finney. I annex a list of the companies holding the rifles: Smith's and Pendleton's companies, at powder mills; Markeys' and Caminade's companies at machine works; Smythe's company, at arsenal Clemons's and Rowley's companies, at shoe and wagon factory; Cross' company, at shoe factory; Holmes' company, at medical depot.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

AUGUSTA, February 14, 1865.

Major E. WILLIS,

Chief Quartermaster:

MAJOR: General Beauregard directs that you report to him at Columbia, S. C., at once, preparred to visit Richmond, Va.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

COLUMBIA, S. C., February 14, 1865.

Honorable G. A. TRENHOLM,

Secretary of Treasury, Richmond, Va.:

General Beauregard left for Charleston yesterday evening and will return to-morrow morning. General Hampton advises the removal of Treasury Note Bureau to Charlotte, N. C., or some point beyond. The information has been extended to Mr. Leitch, assistant treasurer, and Mr. C. S. Hanckel, of the Treasury Not Bureau.

ALB. FERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE WEST,

Columbia, S. C., February 14, 1865.

Major-General CHEATHAM,

Commanding Corps, Augusta, Ga.:

General Beauregard directs you to hasten your movement on Columbia.

JOHN M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.