Haw and Yadkin passable for artillery. General Johnston considers this vital. He wishes you to hurry on the pontoon train of Army of Tennessee, coming from Augusta. Eight of the boats with equipage and teams now at Charlotte.
RALEIGH, April 11, 1865-1 p. m.
Twelve hundred men, Pettus' brigade, are at the depot to start to you. One-half leave immediately.
RALEIGH, April 11, 1865-4. 30 p. m.
Send us immediately 100 cars to remove stores from here. We can afterward remove them from Greensborough. One-half (1,200) troops left at 3 p. m. ; other half at 4 p. m. These will make Greensborough safe.
J. E. JOHNSTON.
GREENSBOROUGH, April 11, 1865-6 p. m.
General J. E. JOHNSTON,
Will send you all the cars practicable. Enemy cut road between this place and Salisbury at High Point and Jamestown; also cut road between this place and Danville, about twelve miles from here, this morning. Hope to repair road at High Point and Jamestown in short time. Can hear nothing of pontoon train.
G. T. BEAUREGARD,
CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,
Raleigh, April 11, 1865-9. 30 p. m.
The army will move to-morrow.
I. Stewart's and Lee's corps will march at sunrise, under command of Lieutenant-General Stewart, on the Hillsborough road, unless before that time, upon better information, other roads are indicated by Lieutenant-General Hardee.
II. Hardee's corps will move upon the direct road from this place to the railroad bridge over Haw River, Hoke's division leading, at 6 a. m., followed by the two divisions under Major-General Cheatham, which will march at 7 a. m.
III. Major-General Cheatham will provide for his command five days rations in Raleigh, if practicable, and will report in person to Lieutenant-General Hardee in passing through the city.
IV. Stewart's and Lee's corps will take at least three days' rations, and move if they have transportation.
By order of General Johnston: