War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0906 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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Court- House. If it amounts to anything serious Iwill be sure to inform you in time to change your dispositons. I have sent a regiment down to engage thema and see what it means. As there is a great deal of artillery here, I think it would be well to leave a brigade of Early's command to support it.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. E. B. STUART,

Major-General.

[36.]

RALEIGH, May 9, 1864.

General BRAGG,

Richmond, Va.:

Have just arrived at this place. Will go immediately through to Danville. Please advise me at Danville as to the news from Lee's army.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

[36.]

GREEENSBOROUGH, May 9, 1864.

General BRAXTON BRAGG,

Richmond, Va.:

Guards at Nottoway bridge and jarratt's were overpowered last nigh by enemy's cavalry. Bridge ad station destroyed and rails taken up at latter place. Damage will be repaired as soon as practicable.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

[36.]

PETERSBURG, May 9, 1864.

General BRAGG,

Richmnd, Va.:

Three gun- boats attacked Fort Clifton this afernoon. Martin's light battery disabled one of them, which was afterward burnt by the enemy. What news from GeneralLee! We are very anxious.

G. E. PICKETT,

MajorGeneral.

[36.]

PETERSBURG, May 9, 1864.

General B. BRAGG,

Richmond, Va.:

I have ordered on the Fifty- ninth Virginia, Wise's brigade, which is now at Nottoway bridge. Trains have been at Stony Creek waiting for troops from Weldon eighteen hours. I have ordered the reoccupation of the junciton. What nes from General Lee!

G. E. PICKETT,

Major-General.

[36.]

PETERSBURG, May 9, 1864 - 2 p. m.

General B. BRAGG,

Richmond, Va.:

I am informed a body of cavalry [were] at Burkeville Juncitn of SOuth Side and Danville Rairoads last night, moving for Army of Northern Virginia, and that more are expected. Cannot a part of this