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CHARLOTTE, N. C., February 25, 1865-1.15 p. m.

General R. E. LEE,

Richmond, Va.:

General Ruddey reports from near Moulton, Ala., that enemy at Huntsville is reported collecting supplies for an early move on Selma via Tuscaloosa. Timbers are being delivered at Decatur for railroad bridge. Fourth Army Corps, Wood's, is encamped about Huntsville. Force there and at Stenson estimated at 10,000 to 18,000 infantry.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

MACON, GA., February 25, 1865.

Colonel GEORGE WILLIAM BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Augusta, Ga.:

General Cobb suggests that men returning to Virginia army be detained to garrison Columbus. Will you authorize their detention?

J. B. EUSTIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE WEST,

Charlotte, N. C., February 25, 1865.

Lieutenant General RICHARD TAYLOR,

Meridian, Miss.:

GENERAL: General beauregard directs that should the enemy attack Mobile you will order at once all wagons, trains, and artillery of the Army of Tennessee now at Demopolis or anywhere in the State of Alabama, to Macon, Ga., where further orders will reach them.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNO. M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Abstract from return of the Light Artillery in the District of the Gulf, Major Henry C. Semple commanding, for February 25, 1865.

Present for Pieces of

duty. artillery.

Comman Office Men. Effect Aggreg Aggreg Heavy. Field

d. rs. ive ate ate .

total presen presen

presen t. t and

t. absent

.

Field 4 ...... ...... 4 4 ...... .....

and

staff

Jenk's ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... .....

batter

y a

Winsto ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... .....

n's

batter

y b

Third 4 86 83 97 116 ......

Missou 4

ri

batter

y

Abbay' 4 66 62 77 104 ......

s 4

batter

y

Culpep ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... .....

er's

batter

y b

Tobin' 5 91 89 109 151 ...... 4

s

batter

y

Total 17 243 234 287 375 ......

12

a Starte to Selma 25th.

b No report received.