War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0934 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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RICHMOND, May 15, 1864.

GenerL G. T. BEAUREGARD:

Whiting is urged to join you earliest moment with his whole force. It is hoped you may receive hm in time to attack to- morrow. Time is all important to us, as the enemy gains more by delay than we possible can. Sheridan's cavalry, with re- enforcements, will agin threaten the city very soon, which is almost stripped of troops to aid you.

BRAXTON BRAGG.

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DREWRY'S BLUFF, May 15, 1864 - 4 p. m.

General BRAGG:

I have already sent GenerL Whiting his instrucitons to co- operate with me. Please telegraph him to follow hem as delivered by COlonel Logan Yours may conflict with mine.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

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RICHMOND, VA., my 15, 1864.

GenerL BEAUREGARD:

My dispatches of this mroning to you and General Whiting were by direction of the President, and after his conference with you.

BRAXTON BRAGG.

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DREWRY'S BLUFF, VA., May 15, 1864 - 9 p. .

GenerL B. BRAGG:

Cannot gun- boats particitpate in attack of to- morrow morning!

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

[Indorsement.]

The obstructions are not sufficiently remobved.

B. B.

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DREWY'S BLUFF, May 15, 1864.

GenerL BRAGG:

I have just seen your aide. utmost dispatch will be made in proposed attack. Change of plan of operations since President was here necessitated a corresponding change in Whiting's instrucitnos, which I have ordered accordingly.

G. T. BEARUEGARD.

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DREWRY'S BLUFF, May 15, 1864.

GenerL B. BRAGG:

In case from information received relative to enemy's movements I should deem it advisable to attack enemy at daylight to- moprrow could Hunton's and Bartton's brigades, under Major-GenerL Ransom, be sent to me to- night!

G. T. B. [EAUREGARD.]

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