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JACKSON, MISS., April 18, 1861.

L. P. WALKER:

We have ten companies of cavalry. Will they be included in the requisition for 8,000 troops?

CHAS. CLARK,

Major-General.

CHARLESTON, April 18, 1861.

L. P. WALKER:

Received yours of April 16. Call for 5,000 more men will be responded to. South Carolina will always answer to the first tap of the drum.

F. W. PICKENS.

TALLAHASSEE, April 19, 1861.

L. P. WALKER:

SIR: I am engaged in raising the 1,500 troops called for, and will hurry them up. Will 500 additional troops be called for from this State? Our effective force does not exceed 13,000.

M. S. PERRY.

MONTGOMERY, April 19, 1861.

Governor M. S. PERRY,

Tallahassee, Fla.:

Two thousand additional troops have been called for, but if you cannot raise them expeditiously let me know, and I will revoke the requisition and make it elsewhere.

L. P. WALKER.

MONTGOMERY, April 19, 1861.

Governor BROWN,

Milledgeville:

I have not determined the question relative to divisions or brigades propounded in your dispatch of the 18th.

L. P. WALKER.

MONTGOMERY, April 19, 1861.

Governor JOSEPH E. BROWN,

Milledgeville:

Your letter of the 17th of April is received. * For the sake of harmony and in the spirit of your proposition, I accept it. Technicalities must not stand in the way of preparation.

L. P. WALKER.

MONTGOMERY, April 19, 1861.

General CHARLES CLARK,

Jackson, Miss.:

Three companies of cavalry may be organized as part of requisition for 8,000 troops.

L. P. WALKER.

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