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Lee,* directing disposition to be made of a portion of wagin-train of the Army of Tennessee. See that they are executed. Please extent this order to Colonel Roman and Major Bryan. The remainder of the staff you will to rejoin the general without delay, wherever he may be.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure.]

CHARLOTTE, N. C., March 17, 1865.

Major McCRADY Engineer, &c.:

MAJOR: General Beauregard directs that you push on rapidly repairs of roads from Chester to Georgia road, via Winnsborough, Alston, Abbeville, and Washington. You will report weekly progress.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLOTTE, N. C., March 17, 1865.

Brigadier General B. D. FRY, August, Ga.:

GENERAL: General Beauregard instructs me to inquire why the extension of the courier-line, directed to be made from Columbia to Winnsborough, has not been done. Important messages have been delayed at Winnsborough in consequence of this failure. He desires the line before mentioned put into operation at once.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

RALEIGH, N. C., March 17, 1865.

Major ALLEN J. GREEN, Chester:

Important dispatches for Augusta delayed at winnsborough, courier-line not having been extended from Columbia to that point as ordered. Send at once, and have them sent through to Columbia, thence by courier-line to Augusta. Act promptly and report. Direct Captain Ward to put himself in communication with these headquarters, that he may received orders.

JOHN M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

RALEIGH, N. C., March 17, 1865.

Major General P. M. B. YOUNG, Augusta, Ga.:

General Fry has been ordered to extend his courier-line to Winnsborough to connect with telegraph. This has not been done. See to it at once and report.

By command of General Beauregard:

JOHN M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

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* See Otey to Lee, 7. 30 p. m. 16th, p. 1399.

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