War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 1336 Chapter LIX] OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA.

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FAYETTEVILLE, N. C., March 6, 1865-10,30 p. m.

Major C. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Raleigh:

General Johnston request you will yourself convey to officers commnanding all troops reaching Raleigh from west his orders to proceed immediately to Goldsborough. See that quartersmaster make necessary railroad agrangements. Acknowledge.

A. ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., March 7 [6?], 1865.

Major General D. H. HILL,

Raleigh or Smithfield, N. C.:

Obtain instuctions from General Johnston at Fayetteville as to your future movements. Where are operators needed?

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENEAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 55. Richmond, March 7, 1865.

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XXIV. Brigadier General James Chesnut, Provisional Army, C. S., is assigned to duty under General Joseph E. Johnston, commanding, &c., and will report accordingly.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JOHN WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FAYETTEVILLE, March 7, 1865-3,30 p. m.

General RAINS, Greensborough:

I wish subterra shells in hands of my cavalry, now between Fayetteville and the Pedee, and beyond Goldsborough near Konston.

J. E. JOHNSTON,

General.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., March 7, 1865-11,30 a. m.

General JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON, Fayetteville, N. C.:

On evening of 5th Hampton was at Wadesborough, on way to form junction with Hardee by crossing Pedee at Grassy Island.

G. T. BEAREGARD.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., March 7, [6?], 1865.

General JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON, Fayetteville, N. C.:

Have just received copy telegram to you from Hardee, saying he is moving on Greensborough. He has not obeyed my instructions of 26th ultimo. He should be recalled at once to Fayetteville or Raleigh. Shall troops from here be sent to smithfield or Raleig?

G. T. BEAUREGARD.