War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0762 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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

Brigadier General A. R. LAWTON,

Quartermaster-General, Danville, Va.:

There is not post quartermaster at Raleigh. A good one is indispensable to prevent great loss of public property hereafter. District quartermaster now there will not answer.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

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

Major JOHN McCRADY,

Charlotte, N. C.:

Send these headquarters copies of your weekly reports of progress of operations. Transfer your headquarters to Chester or Black Stocks.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

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

Major ALLEN J. GREEN,

Chester, S. C.:

Have no cavalry to send you. Mount some of your provost guards.

JOHN M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEAR SMITHFIELD, N. C., April 6, 1865-11 a. m.

Lieutenant-General HAMPTON,

Boon Hill:

Tear up both railroads as near the enemy as possible.

J. E. JOHNSTON.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,

Raleigh, April 6, 1865.

Colonel LIPSCOMB:

I return inclosed the applications for furloughs under the proximate ration granted. The general commanding directs me to remind you that in all such applications you must require the company commanders to express distinctly in their indorsements the number of effective present for duty, the number absent without leave, and the number absent with leave yet unexpired, and the number absent with leave, but overstaying their time. Additional furloughs will not be granted in companies from which there remain absentees on expired leaves. While the ration ystem is observed no special furloughs can be granted (unless it may be in cases so exceptional as not to be anticipated), but such must generally be selected by yourself and included