War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0904 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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WELDON, May 8, 1864

General B. BRAGG,

Richmond, Va.:

Hagod's brigade has just reached Petersburg. Wise's and Hokes are en route from ehre. Ransom is en route from Kinston- will be ere about midnight. Corse's has just arrived at Kinson. They will be pushed through as fast as possible. I will leave here to- night by first train. Danville route too long for troops.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

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WELDON, May 8, 1864.

General BRAGG,

Richmnd, Va.:

Will leave here at 11 p. m. for Petersburg by quickest route via Greensborough and Danville. Troops are being pushed forward.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

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HEADUQARTES,

Petersburg, Va., may 8, 1864.

Major OWEN,

Commanding Washington Artillery:

MAJOR: You will order a section of Napoleon guns, equipped for quick and rapid acting and movements, to report as soon as possible to Captain N. A. Sturdivant on the CIty Poiint road at the outer line of fortifications. Do not lose a moment of time.

By order of Major- General Pickett:

C. PICKETT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADUQARTERS DEAPRTMENT OF NORHT CAROLINE,

Petersburg, May 8, 1864.

Captain J. B. RICHARDSON:

CAPTAIN: Send the t3wo pieces of artillery of your battery that are stationed now on the intemediate road betweent the Jerusalem road and the Prince George Court House road to the battery at the junciton of the Halifax road and the Divwiddie Court- House road near the Lead Manufactory, Battery Numbers 40.

H. P. JONES,

Colonel, Commanding.

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WIL INGTON, May 8, 1864.

General B. BRAGG,

Richmond, Va.:

There has been no delay here. T roops forwarded as fast as arrived. On 6th, 350 of Haggod's and 1,100 of Wise's; on 7th 1,850 of Wise's. Four hundred and fifty of Colquitt's expected to- morrow. In last two days 3,915, besides one train of furloughted men.

W. H. C. WHITING,

Major- General, commanding.

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