War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0760 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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applicants for discharge from Reserve Corps, North Carolina. By Special Orders, Numbers 68, paragraph I, of March 28, 1865, Department of North Carolina, all the Senior Reserves reporting to these headquarters were ordered to report to yourself.

Very respectfully, general,

JOHN B. SALE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(For General Bragg.)

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 6, 1865.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield, N. C.:

Fifteen hundred troops leave Chester to-day on way to Smithfield.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

NEAR SMITHFIELD, N. C., April 6, 1865.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD,

Greensborough:

If there is no longer danger from Stoneman please send on our troops rapidly. It is important to consolidate.

J. E. JOHNSTON.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 6, 1865.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield, N. C.:

Danville is not yet free from danger. Shelley's brigade and Colonel Wheeler's regiment cavalry are still required there. Everything else has left here to join you. Ferugson's brigade has ordered to report at Danville in place of General Wheeler's cavalry.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 6, 1865.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield, N. C.:

Shall I await further developments here? Any news from General Lee?

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

APRIL 6, 1865-11 a. m.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD,

Greensborough:

It is not necessary to remain longer. No news from General Lee.

J. E. JOHNSTON.