War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 1280 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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RALEIGH, February 25, 1865.

General BRAGG;

Please inform me of progress of enemy. I desire to move stores, and am waiting for information.

Z. B. VANCE.

ROCKFISH CREEK, February 25, 1865.

Governor VANCE,

Raleigh:

The enemy has not advanced in this direction farther than Northeast River, where we are to deliver the prisoners. Our scouts have not yet reported any movement toward Fayetteville. Sherman is reported as having turned in that direction.

BRAXTON BRAGG.

ROCKFISH CREEK, February 25, 1865.

Governor VANCE,

Raleigh:

I desire to assign General Leventhorpe to command at Raleigh. If you consent, let me know of his arrival at Raleigh.

BRAXTON BRAGG.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., February 27 [26th?], 1865-8 a. m.

General R. E. LEE,

Petersburg, Va.:

General Johnston assumed command yesterday. Enemy's position is still about same on Lancaster and Camden road, made almost impassable by heavy rains.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., February 26, 1865.

Honorable G. A. TRENHOLM,

Richmond, Va.:

Route indicated perfectly sate at present, only difficulty being in mode of conveyance.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE WEST,

Augusta, Ga., February 26, 1865.

Major N. O. TILTON,

Chief Quartermaster:

MAJOR: In reply to your communication of this date, relative to wagon train between this point and Columbia, I have the honor to state that it is at present inexpedient to start it. As soon as I can obtain information showing that it can be established I will advise you.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.