War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0774 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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Regiment, made up of Third Battalion and the Third and Eighth South Carolina Regiments; Seventh South Carolina Regiment, made up of Seventh and Fifteeenth South Carolina Regiments.

Harrison's brigade: Composed of the regiments which constituted Harrison's and Fiser's brigades, viz, Thirty-second Georgia, Fifth Georgia, First Georgia Regulars (reoganized), and Fifth Georgia Reserves.

Hill's division will comprise Sharp's and Brantly's brigades.

Stevenson's division: Pettus' and Henderson's brigades.

III. A more complete amnnouncement will shortly be made.

By command of General Johnston.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

DANVILLE, VA., April 9, 1865.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD,

Greensborough, N. C.:

General Walker, commanding here, desires your presence in view of the probable concentration of forces from Thomas' army again this place at a very early period, and I think your services here will be more useful than at any other point on the railroad line. Please make the greatest possible dispatch in coming, as a revision of the defensive lines is desirable.

JEFF'N DAVIS.

(Forward April 9, 4. 25 p. m., by Otey to Johnston, at Smithfield, with request that it be delivered to General Beauregard.)

RALEIGH, N. C., April 9, 1865-9. 15 p. m.

President JEFFERSON DAVIS,

Danville, Va.:

Have just returned from Smithfield. Prisoners and deserters report Sherman will commence forward movement to-morrow. I will leave here for Danville, as desired, soon as practicable.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

RALEIGH, N. C., April 9, 1865-8 a. m.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield, N. C.:

Have you given necessary orders relative to bridges at GAston and Weldon? Trains at latter place and supplies here. I leave this morning.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

RALEIGH, N. C., April 9, 1865.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Smithfield, N. C.:

Following just received:

TWELVE MILES EAST OF HENRY COURT-HOUSE,

April 8, 1865.

The enemy attached me at 7 a. m. to-day; after a spirited fight, were repulsed with severe loss on his side. Prisoners report Stoneman at Christiansburg, and say