War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0756 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 5, 1865.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield, N. C.:

Wheeler no longer needed.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 5, 1865.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield, N. C.:

Scouts report enemy 4,000 strong, with four pieces of artillery, Stoneman commanding; left Mount Airy on 3rd instant in direction of Wytheville, crossing at Fancy Gap. I have ordered all troops here to Smithfield. Shelley's brigade is at Danville.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 5, 1865.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield, N. C.:

Order for Johnston's battalion, now at Salisbury, to go to Yorkville was given this morning, but it has not yet started. Horses are in poor condition. Shall it be sent you?

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

RALEIGH, April 5, 1865.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD,

Greensborough, N. C.:

Am returning to army with command by order of General Johnston.

J. WHEELER.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 5, 1865.

General BRADLEY T. JOHNSON,

Salisbury N. C.:

Order Johnston's battalion of artillery to repair by dirt road to Yorkville, S. C., or vicinity, to await orders and recruit horses.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 5, 1865.

Major J. B. EUSTIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

(Care Major Allen J. Green, Chester, S. C.)

Please report progress in repairing railroad. No report received from engineers.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

(Copy to Major John McCrady, engineer, care Major Allen Green, Chester, S. C.)