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The enemy had advanced to-day to near Winnsborough in force, and is still moving along the railroad, keeping between this place and Broad River, thus cutting off Cheatham and Stewart.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE WEST,

Augusta, Ga., February 19, 1865.

Colonel G. W. RAINS, Commanding Arsenal:

COLONEL: General Bauregard desires 1,000,000 rounds of small-arms ammunition and 2,500 of Napoleon sent to him near Columbia. Major Ayer, chief quartermaster, will furnish the wagons. An escort will leave hereto-morrow and will guard the train.

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

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

MACON, GA., February 19, 1865.

Colonel GEORGE WILLIAM BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Augusta, Ga.:

Arrived here last evening. Lee's corps wagon trains, in advance of the others, left Columbus yesterday by dirt road. I will order them to hasten through to Augusta. Furloughed troops still passing.

J. B. EUSTIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WINNSBOROUGH, S. C., February 19, 1865-10. 45 a. m.

Captain H. A. RAMSAY,

Chief Engineer, &c., Charlotte, N. C.:

I believe Cherryville less exposed than any place within reach of enemy's line of march, which will probably be Charlotee and Greensborough, N. C.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

MONK'S CORNER,

February 19, 1865.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General:

Charleston was successfully evacuated on the night of the 17th and morning of the 18th, and the troops are here marching to form a junction with General Beauregard.

L. McLAWS,

Major-General.

WHITE OAK, February 19, 1865.

General L. McLAWS, Charleston, S. C.:

Orders for movement to Cheraw countermanded. Send infantry with due proportion of artillery by rail to Greensborough, N. C., as rapidly as possible. Call upon General Bragg and Governor Vance for allthe assistance in their power. Not a moment must be lost in executing this order. Leave your cavalry to protect country north of Santee River.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.