War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 1200 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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HEADQUARTERS CREW'S CAVALRY BRIGADE,

February 15, 1865.

Captain B. A. TERRETT,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

CAPTAIN: I have just been ordered by General Hill to report to General Cheatham on the Graniteville and Bethlehem roads. Colonel Hannonis at this time relieving my command.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. C. CREWS,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

AUGUSTA, GA., February 15, 1865. -7. 30 a. m.

General IVERSON:

Send down Lewis' brigade to Augusta to-day. You may remain in person to see General Ferguson and explain matters to him. You can at once recall the pickets at the different bridges and let them come down to-night.

Respectfully,

D. H. HILL,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF GEORGIA,

February 15, 1865.

General FERGUSON,

Green's Cut:

GENERAL: You will remain for the present on Brier Creek and will relieve all the pickets and scouts of Lewis's brigade. Keep a small party on the Savannah as low as Stony Bluff to give notice of Yankee movements and to resists as far as practicable a crossing to the Georgia side. You will try to arrest stragglres and deserters either by keeping scouting parties on the roads leading to the upper bridges or by keeping pickets at these bridges. A line of pickets or scouts must cover and protect the telegraph wires to Millen. Your own headquarters should be near Green's Cut, near telegraph office, and the bulk of your command be kept there ready to move at a moment's notice.

Respectfully,

D. H. HILL,

Major-General.

P. S. -General Iverson has been instructed to remain in person until he has given you all the requisite information in regard to the country, picket-line, &c.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF GEORGIA,

February 15, 1865.

Colonel HANNON,

Aiken:

COLONEL: You will leave from 75 to 100 men under a first-rate officer to picket in front of Aiken. The officer will report to Major-General Walthall, at Graniteville, and will also report by courier and telegraph to me all important movements of the Yankees. You will