War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 1371 Chapter LIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -CONFEDERATE.

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MARCH 10, 1865.

Colonel BURR, Magnolia:

Dispatches received. Ellis' battery must accompany your march. Captain Crenshaw must proceed by railroad with his stores to Goldsborough.

F. S. PARKER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,

In the Field, March 10, 1865.

Colonel WHITFORD, President Railroad:

COLONEL: General Bragg desires that you will hold available at Kinston all the means of transportation on your railroad.

Very respectfully,

FRANCIS S. PARKER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., March 10, 1865.

Major E. WILLIS,

Chief Quartermaster, Salisbury, N. C.:

Have telegraphed General Johnston to order trains to Salisbury soon as practicable. I approve of your issue to destitute troops.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., March 10, 1865-10 a. m.

Major E. WILLIS,

Chief Quartermaster, Salisbury, N. C.:

Have telegraphed for cars to be returned as soon as practicable.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., March 10, 1865.

Major E. WILLIS,

Chief Quartermaster, Salisbury, N. C.:

Endeavor to secure trains from the Western North Carolina extension and Raleigh and Gaston Railroad.

JOHN M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., March 10, 1865.

Major E. WILLIS,

Chief Quartermaster, Salisbury, N. C.:

There are still 455 horses, 54 wagons, and about 2,000 men to ship from Chester. You want about 55 cars.

JOHN M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[MARCH 11, 1865. -For Lee to Breckinridge, relating to operations in North Carolina, &c., see Part I, p. 1045.]