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Confederate Officers Orders, Reports and Letters -- Alabama



OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 24, Part 3 (Vicksburg) Chapter XXXVI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -CONFEDERATE. Page 769

TULLAHOMA, April 20, 1863.

Lieutenant-General PEMBERTON:

Colonel Roddey reports by telegraph from Tuscumbia, on 20th instant, a large number of Federal steamers at Eastport, bringing 25,000 troops, by whom the town was burned. Also that a citizen from Paducah, Ky., says that steamboats on the Ohio River have been pressed to transport forces from the Mississippi River to Northern Alabama.

By command of General Johnston:

BENJ. S. EWELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.




OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 52, Part 2 (Supplements) SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV. Page 344

MONTGOMERY, ALA., September 3, 1862.

Major General SAMUEL JONES,

Chattanooga:

The enemy are ravaging country on railroad south of Tennessee River in Alabma. Have dispatched Secretary of War, who says:

Send Colonel John T. Morgaon's regiment immediately to relief of country wasterd by the enemy. If more force is required telegraph General Samuel Jones at Chattanooga.

G. W. RANDOLPH,

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MONTGOMERY, ALA., September 4, 1862.

Major General SAMUEL JONES,

Chattanooga:

Your dispatch received.* Your views right as to the region the enemy is ravaging. Will send the money ($25,000) for commissary and quartermaster's service, and uthority to buy wgons and temas. Please send the ammuniton and commissary stores to Rome, Ga.; also 5,000 boxes caps.

John GILL SHORTER,

Governor of Alabama.



OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 32, Part 2 (Forrest's Expedition) KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLIV. Page 770

CUBA STATION,

February 19, 1864-1 p. m.

[Lieutenant-General POLK:]

GENERAL: The enemy are advancing on this railroad, and were burning up the road and private property, with cavalry and infantry, 2 miles above Toomsuba. They made their appearance to my pickets at 11 o'clock on the north side of the railroad from the direction of Lauderdale Depot, on the Mobile and Ohio Road. Citizens report them early this morning within 1 miles of the latter place in force.

I am, general, yours, &c.,

R. O. PERRIN,
Colonel, Commanding.

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CUBA, February 19, 1864-1 p. m.

General S. D. LEE:

GENERAL: The enemy are advancing up this railroad with cavalry and infantry, burning the railroad and private property. They appeared at my picket-post on the north side of the railroad, from the direction of Lauderdale Depot, on Mobile and Ohio Railroad, at 11 this morning. Citizens report them near that place this morning. My pickets having been forced in, I will cross the railroad at this point, as the enemy are on this side, and keep you advised. I dispatch General P. as above.

I am, general, &c.,

R. O. PERRIN,

Colonel.





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