War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 1319 Chapter LIX] CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -CONFEDERATE.

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GOLDSBOROUGH, March 3, 1865.

Colonel CHILDS,

Fayetteville, N. C.:

Suspend removal of subsistence and forage and collect all you possibly can at Fayettevelle. Did you correct first false report of enemy's advance up west bank to General Hardee?

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GOLDSBOROUGH, March 3, 1865.

Colonel CHILDS,

Fayettevelle:

Allow no telegrams conveying military information to be sent except officially.

BRAXTON BRAGG,

General.

GOLDSBOROUGH, March 3, 1865.

Colonel CHILDS,

Fayetteville:

In future telegraph all reports from General Hardee direct to General Johnston, as well as here.

ARCHED ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GOLDSBOROUGH, March 3, 1865.

Colonel GEORGE A. CONNINGHAM,

Raleigh:

Reconnoiter shortest road from Morrisville to terminus Coal Fields railway, leding from Fayetteville. Report immediately condition and what repairs needed. Rest of party must go to Greensborough.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., March 3, 1865.

Brigadier General A. R. LAWTON,

Quartermaster-General, Richmond, Va.:

Would it not be advisable to commence widening the guage of the road between Danville and Greensborough to prevent delay in transportation of troops and supplies? It ought to be done in eight days at farthest.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

SALISBURY, March 4, 1865.

General R. E. LEE:

I am on my way to Hardee via fayetteville. Lee's corps will start to-day by rail by the same route, and Stewart and Cheatham from Chester to-morrow. General Beauregard will bring them on.

J. E. JOHNSTON.