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GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 3, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel A. C. MCALISTER,

Lexington, N. C.:

Let troops remain posted as reported in your telegram until further orders.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C. April 3, 1865.

Colonel RUDLER,

Columbia, S. C.:

Ferguson's brigade on 29th was at Saluda River. Hurry him forward to this place.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

(Same to Colonel Hoke, Charlotte, N. C., and to Major Green, Chester, S. C.)

SALISBURY, April 3, 19=865.

General BEAUREGARD:

Up to yesterday at 2 o'clock the enemy had not crossed the Yadkin River. They are moving slowly and esterward. Estimate at 4,000 and seven pieces of artillery.

WM. LEE DAVIDSON.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 3, 1865.

Colonel WILLIAM LEE DAVIDSON,

Lexington, N. C.:

Stop McAlister and Govan until further orders.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 3, 1865.

Colonel WHEELER:

(Care Quartermaster at Lexington, N. C.)

Move to Shallow Ford. Ascertain position of enemy. Watch him and report.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

(Same to Colonel Cameron.)