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CHARLOTTE, N. C., March 2, 1865-9,40 p. m.

Geneal BRAXTON BRAGG,

Near Wilmington, N. C.:

The movement of Sherman indicates with certainty an advance on Cheraw; thence he will doubtless move forward upon Fayetteville Hampton and Hardee will oppose him as stoutly and as long as practicable.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

GOLDSBOROUGH, March 2, 1865.

Doctor FRETWELL:

(Care of General RAins, Richmond.)

Wanted here immediately with all torpedoes on hand. No boats can be procuder here.

L. S. BAKER,

Brigadier-General.

GOLDSBOROUGH, March 2, 1865.

Colonel CHILDS,

Fayetteville:

Were have reliable information up to yesterday. Enemy had made no movement up Cape Fear. Communicative to General Hardee.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GOLDSBOROUGH, March 2, 1865.

Colonel CHILDS,

Fayetteville, N. C.:

Telegraphic information as to position and movements of enemy is calculated to do us great injury, and in General Bragg's opinion should not be sent except in official dispatches.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GOLDSBOROUGH, March 2, 1865.

Lieutenant-Colonel CHILDS,

Fayetteville:

Telegraph movements of enemy. Send dispatch by courier.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[MARCH 3, 1865. -From Lee to Breckinridge, reporting operations in South Carolina, see Part I, p. 1045.]