CATWBA BRIDGE, April 28, 1865- 7. 30 a. m.
Honorable JOHN C. BRECKINRIDBE,
Secretary of War:
MY DEAR SIR: I send you a dispatch just received fromGeneral Hampton by my assistnt adjutant-general. Have the kindness to send me two mounted couriers. I sent you early this morning, by my only courier, tow dispatches.
CATAWBA BRIDGE, April 28, 1865.
Honorable HOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE,
Secretary of War:
MY DEAR SIR: I send you a dispatch just received, with inst5uctions to deliver it without delay. * I have heard nothing from General Wade Hmapton except what is mentioned in the inclosed dispatch. I have answeered hm at every point along the line, informing him that the fery at this point was in good order and that you had ordered me to hold it till he (General Hampton) came, which I shall do regardless of the consequences, unless relieved by your order.
CHARLOTTE, N. C., April 28, 1865.
Mja. General J. WHEELER,
Concord, N. C.:
It is desirabel that your command should not pass through tyhis place, and you will therfore proceed, via Tuckasego Ford, toward Yourksville, S. C. You will find that your best route on account of supplies for both men and horses. If it be necessary that your command draw rations at this place only the commissaries and their necessary teams should be permitted to enter this town or Chester.
Adjutant and Inspector General.
APRIL 28, 1865.
Brigadier General E. M. LAW, Salisbury:
Go to Yourkville. You will receive information there.
NEAR GREENSBOROUGH, N. C., April 28, 1865.
Brigadier- General FRY, Augusta, Ga.:
What amount of Government cotton is at August! Let me know at once by telegram, and report amount also to Major-G eneral McLaws.
J. E. JOHNSTON,
*Probabluy Hmapton to Breckindridge, April 27, 11 p. m., p. 845.