War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0742 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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"effective total. " In the artillery all enlisted men who go into battle; in the cavalry all enlisted men with serviceable horses available for battle, and a separate column will sho the number of dismounted arms-bearing men.

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By command of General Johnston:

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEAR SMITHFIELD, N. C., April 2, 1865.

Brigadier-General ST. JOHN,

Commissary-General, Richmond:

Brigadier-General Baker, at Weldon, reports enemy moving on Seabord Railroad toward that point. Have crossed Nottowaay River.

J. E. JOHNSTON.

NEAR SMITHFIELD, N. C., April 2, 1865.

General BRAXTON BRAGG,

Raleigh:

Are there State reserves that could be sent to Weldon? I am sending all I can to meet Stoneman. Is there any force at Weldon?

J. E. JOHNSTON.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 2, 1865-6. 55 p. m.

General R. E. LEE,

Petersburg, Va.:

Enemy reported to have left Wilkesborough to cross Yadkin at Shallow Ford and contiguous fords. Three brigades of returned men, commanded by Featherston, Shelley, and Govan, are noe here; also two batteries. Have ordered three batteries from Hillsborough to Danville. Enemy will probably move on this place and Piedmont Railroad or on Danville, keeping north of Dan River. Total want of cavalry here very much felt. No reliable information can be had of enemy's movements.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

(Same to General J. E. Johnston, Smithfield, N. C., and Colonel R. E. Withers, Danville, Va.)

RALEIGH, N. C., April 2, 1865.

Colonel R. E. WITHERS,

Commandant Post, Danville, Va.:

What force have you at Danville? Have you any late information as to the movements of the raiders under Stoneman? General Beauregard wishes the information.

JOHN M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.