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Says enemy has re-enforced Dalton and driven our pickets this side of Calhoun. R. E. Lee is reported in vicinity of Burkeville. I will leave this evening for Raleigh. Will visit you to-morrow.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 7, 1865.

General HOWELL COBB,

Macon, Ga.:

Call on the governor of Georgia for all assistance practicable. Enemy, being unprovided with pontoon trains, should be prevented from crossing at fords at ferries. Operations here still of an undecided character.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 7, 1865.

Captain JOHN J. MELLON,

Acting Staff Quartermaster, Raleigh, N. C.:

I will arrive at 10 p. m. ; arrange accordingly. Inform Mr. Cuthbert.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

APRIL 7, 1865.

Brigadier General H. H. WALKER,

Danville:

What are General Lee's position and condition? I hear nothing of him.

J. E. JOHNSTON.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS, Numbers 23.

Near Smithfield, N. C., April 7, 1865.

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V. Major General Mansfield Lovell is assigned to command in the State of South Carolina.

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By command of General Johnston:

KINLOCH FALCONER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEAR SMITHFIELD, N. C., April 7, 1865.

Lieutenant-General HAMPTON,

Boon Hill:

As soon as enemy makes any movement threatening safety railroad and wagon trains north and northeast of Goldsborough, General Johnston desires you to inform by telegraph Major C. S. Carrington, at Tarborough, Brigadier-General Baker, at Weldon, and Major W. E. Moore here. On such a movement the cavalry officer commanding north of Goldsborough should send couriers to gather up all wagons collecting supplies and turn them westward. General Baker is ordered to keep trains on Wilmington and Weldon road, hauling supplies long as prac-