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Object Name Telegram
Catalog Number 1936.059.00005
Date March 13, 1865
Scope & Content General Joseph E. Johnston to General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, March 13, 1865

Physical Appearance: March 13, 1865, 9:45 - General Joseph Eggleston Johnston at Raleigh, [North Carolina], to General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (sent via Charlotte) - Sends dispatch dated March 12 from Lieutenant General William J. Hardee. States enemy crossed the Cape Fear River at several places, their purpose not clearly developed. Thinks if movement is in force, then eastward movement intended. (Signed) J. E. Johnston. "No. 3" at the upper left corner.
Creator Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Archival History The set of telegrams was formerly located in the MC 3 J-526a files.
People Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant (P. G. T.)
Hardee, William Joseph
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Search Terms Cape Fear River
Carolinas Campaign
Subjects Military exchanges
Military intelligence
Military maneuvers
Troop movements