War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0728 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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RALEIGH, N. C., March 31, 1865-11. 15 a. m.

Brigadier General B. T. JOHNSON,

Salisbury, N. C.:

Have telegraphed General Featherston to stop his forces at Salisbury for defense of that place and vicinity.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

RALEIGH, N. C., March 31, 1865.

Brigadier General BRADLEY T. JONSON,

Commanding, &c., Salisbury, N. C.:

I will leave here to-night for Salisbury with three members of my staff.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

RALEIGH, N. C., March 31, 1865-11 a. m.

Brigadier General M. L. BONHAM,

Charlotte, N. C.:

You must report to General Joseph E. Johnston at Smithfield, N. C.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

RALEIGH, N. C., March 31, 1865-1. 15 p. m.

Major General P. M. B. YOUNG,

Augusta, Ga.:

General Johnston repeats order for Ferguson's brigade to move forthwith.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

RALEIGH, N. C., March 31, 1865.

Major General P. M. B. YOUNG,

Augusta, Ga.:

That order came from General Johnston at Smitfield, to whom you must represent the matter. He alone can coutermand the order.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

RALEIGH, N. C., March 31, 1865-11 a. m.

Colonel Hoke reports from Charlotte that raiding party is Terry [tories?]. Mr. Shober reports from Salisbury it is nothing more than party of tories and deserters who went to Patterson's Factory. Do you know anything more on subject?

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

RALEIGH, N. C., March 31, 1865-11. 15 a. m.

General FEATHERSTON:

(Care of General B. T. Johnson, Salisbury, N. C.)

Stop at Salisbury the forces with you until further orders, for defense of that place and vicinity. Advise with General Bradley Johnson on subject.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.