Collection Of 26 Civil War Telegraphs Lee Davis Beauregard Forrest Hood And More For Sale



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Collection Of 26 Civil War Telegraphs Lee Davis Beauregard Forrest Hood And More:
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Below i listed all 26 telegraphs, word for word. Majority are to Georgia Governor Joseph E Brown. There are also the governors replies to a few of the telegraphs, which I also listed. These tell an amazing story of Sherman’s March through Georgia and the hardships confederate soldiers faced during that time. There are telegraphs from: ROBERT E LEE- General JEFFERSON DAVIS- C.S.A President G. T. BEAUREGARD- General JOSEPH JOHNSTON- General BRAXTON BRAGG- General N. B. FOREST- General HENRY WAYNE- Adjutant General J. B HOOD- General HOWELL COBB- Major General JOSEPH WHEELER-Major General ROBERT A TOOMBS- Brig. General, first Secretary of State under Jeff. Davis, and signer of CSA constitution T BUTLER KING- Ga and US legislator JARED WHITAKER- Atlanta Mayor and Commissary General ANDREW J. HANSELL- Adjutant General Ga militia *I can send more photos upon request. 1~ #52 The magnetic Telegraph Company Dated, Tallahassee 11 1861 Received, Jany. 12th To His Ex. Gov. Brown Too late. No movement To be made just now Will report in person. -T BUTLER KING 2~ #53 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Richmond June 17th 1861 To, Atlanta June 18th 1861 His Ex. Joseph E Brown Capt Jefferson Lamar of Newton county is here and Wants service he cannot be Armed here very properly and Would not bring your arms Without your consent. Your course Will be thoroughly sustained here. I would esteem it as a great Personal favor if you would let Him bring your arms. Now in Possession of his company. -R TOOMBS 3~#54 American Telegraph Company Received at, Staunton July 14th 1861 By telegraph from, Richmond To, M. G. Harman Send by Express the following. To Genl. H. R. Jackson Take command of Scott’s, Johnson’s, and Lee’s regiments and such others may be at hand. Oppose the advance Of the enemy and move to the relief of Genl. Garnett 400 rounds of ammunition for the guns forwarded has been sent. -R. E. LEE Genl. Commanding 4~#55 American Telegraph Company Received at, Staunton July 16th 1861 By Telegraph from, Richmond To, M. G. Harman Establish book Pony express with-out delay I will do all in my power to comply with General Jackson’s request. Send all reliable information To me -JEFFN DAVIS 5~#56 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Atlanta Oct 23rd 1861 To, Governor Brown Sir The Whitaker volunteers In Coln. Neelys regiment Ordered to March Friday Will you extend the time to Monday or Tuesday next -JARED WHITAKER 6~#57 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Richmond 5th 186_ To, Gov. Brown If the Cheatham Artillery company Has a battery and is in the Service, authority is given to the Quarter master or to your self To purchase horses -L. C. WALKER 7~#58 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Savannah 18th 1863 To, Gov Joseph E Brown Enemy collects in large force Land and navil at port Royal to attack this place Or Charleston can any State troops or Militia Be furnished for the defense Of Savannah. If so how many -G. T. BEAUREGARD 8~#61 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Atlanta 3rd 1863 To, Genl Wayne A raid of yankee Calvary Was within thirty five -35- miles of Rome yesterday At twelve noon. Destruction Of W. and A. R.R. Bridges, Shops, and public stores in Rome and Atlanta supposed To be their object. They Had artillery with them And destroyed buildings in Gadsden. Gov Brown Is in Canton and will be in Cartersville tomorrow. -E. B. WALKER 9~#62 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Richmond 20 1863 To, Gov Joseph E Brown Dispatch of Eighteenth received Order granting furloughs was Published/ sixteenth and copy Sent you by mail -JEFFERSON DAVIS -REPLY to #62 A heavy force of the enemy is advancing on Macon laying waste the country and burning The towns. We have not sufficient force And hope you will send in troops or Reinforcements with the navy in port. -JOSEPH E BROWN President Davis Richmond VA 10~#64 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Jackson 25 1863 To, His Excellency Gov Brown Large number of stragglers From the army are reported Going east through Georgia Especially the northern part. Will you have them, officers As well as men, arrested and Sent back to this point. Employing for this purpose Associations of citizens as well As state troops, this service Is important and necessary -Genl. JOSHEPH E. JOHNSTON -REPLY to #64 I will do all in my power to arrest and send Back the stragglers. God grant you success in Repelling the enemy. -JOSEPH E BROWN Genl Joseph E. Johnston Jackson Miss. 11~#66 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Knoxville 17 1863 To, Gov Joseph E Brown The engine sent by your road To bring Georgia Salt is Of no use to us in bad Order and condition. She Is now in our shop -J. R. BRANNER 12~#67 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Atlanta 22 1863 To, Col H. H. Waters Buy all the Salt you Can I will go you halves -AUSTELL 13~#68 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Dalton 27 1863 To, Genl H C Wayne Genl Beauregard applies for a Brigade of state troops for defense Of Savannah. Can you inform Me what state troops are liable To serve there and where they now Are. Genl Cobb is absent. Are The state troops under my orders -J. E. JOHNSTON #68-REVERSE Milledgeville Dec. 28. 63 Gen J. E. Johnston Gen Cobb has eighteen thousand arm Guards at his disposal. Let Gen Beauregard Make requisition on him. I will telegraph Gen Beauregard full information by Mail. -HENRY WAYNE A and J Genl 14~#70 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Mission Ridge 15 1863 To, Gov Joseph E. Brown Without more cordial support is given us by Subordinate agents of your state roads and our Supplies are more promptly transported and Delivered this army will be starved out. Soldiers in Atlanta have been waiting transportation for three -3- weeks. Those here cannot get rations forward for themselves. Our horses are starving with the store houses in Atlanta full of corn. -REVERSE-Ours is a common cause but Georgia is specially interested and I feel confident you will see the necessity of prompt and decisive action. -BRAXTON BRAGG 15~#72 The Southern Telegraph Companies Received at, Marietta 1863 By Telegraph from, Tunnel Hill To, Gov. Brown The enemy pressed me back To this place yesterday I see A reinforcement of one of My brigades and ? Them At this place and drove them Back -REVERSE- Am much in need Of hard bread and Wish a train sent Immediately to bring the Bread and can then follow them. -N. B. FOREST Brig Genl Commanding 16~#78 The Southern Telegraph companies Received at, Atlanta July 19 1864 By telegraph from, Savannah To, Gov Jos E Brown I request that your proclamation be So far modified as to allow me to Organize the local forces south of The Atlantic and gulf railroad and keep them With me along the Ogeechee for instance There are.... V K L C E C - Y M O in - J N B U P G R—— CODE CONTINUED ON ENTIRE REVERSE SIDE. -Maj Genl NICLAWS 17~#79 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Columbia 10 1864 To, Gov Jos E Brown Telegraph me the first motion Of Sherman’s South. I will give You all the aid I can -M. L. BONHAM 18~#80 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Atlanta 13 1864 To, Gov Brown Please direct impressing Agent not to take negros From Baldwin County. Will send the guns -J. B. HOOD Genl 19~#81 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Tuscumbia 16 1864 To, Gov Joseph E. Brown Reports from Genl Wheeler indicate that Sherman is about to March From Atlanta on Augusta Or Macon. In that event Aid Genl Cobb with all The force you can. He Has been instructed to call On you -G. T. BEAUREGARD REPLY to #81 I will do all in my power to aid Genl Cobb. I fear we have not force to stop the Movement of the enemy. -JOSEPH E BROWN Genl G. T. Beauregard Tuscumbia 20~#82 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Lovejoy 16th 11oclock 1864 To, Gov Brown Scouts from enemy’s rear Report that Sherman Left Atlanta yesterday Morning with fifteenth 15th seventeenth 17th and Twentieth 20th corps. In two -2- columns one On Jonesboro and one On McDonough roads. Calvary on his flank Many houses been burned In Rome Marietta and Atlanta And rail road bridges over Chattahoochee destroyed By enemy. Enemy advancing This morning -J. WHEELER Maj. Genl. 21~#83 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Macon 16 1864 To, Gov. Brown Genl Shoup telegraphed last Night to Genl Wright that a Force of the enemy moved this Evening from Sandtown in The direction Fairburne It’s strength and destination has Not yet been ascertained. Genl Should directs that whatever militia May be here be delayed until we Know further -A. J. HANSELL Col. and A.D.C. 22~#84 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Macon 17 1864 To, Gov Brown Genl Beauregard directs Me to call on you for All the assistance you Can bring to the defense Of this place now Immediately threatened by a very Large force under Sherman The emergency admits of No delay please answer What I may expect -HOWELL COBB Genl 23~#85 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Tuscumbia 17 1864 To, Gov Jos E Brown Genl R Taylor has Been ordered to take Command forthwith of All confederate troops In Georgia in the limits Of Hoods department Against Sherman -G. T. BEAUREGARD 24~#86 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Griffin 17 1864 To, Gov Brown Scouts from enemy’s Rear report that 14th Corps crossed the Chattahoochee on 15th on The way to join Sherman Giving him four corps -JOS WHEELER Maj. Genl 25~#88 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Atlanta 24 1864 To, Gov Brown Know of no raid From Decatur -J. B. HOOD Genl 26~#90 Milledgeville and Macon Telegraph Line Dated, Griffin 4 o’clock pm 16 Via Barnseville 17 1864 To, Gov Brown Enemy checked this Evening near bear Creek. Enemy evidently Marching to Macon. -JOS WHEELER Maj. Genl REPLY to #90 The following dispatch was sent to Genl Wheeler Mill. Nov 17 1864 Thank you for your dispatches. Please keep me Advised of each important movement. Will do all I Can to rally force to aid you. -J. E. B. Maj Genl J Wheeler / Griffin I WILL REDUCE PRICE FOR LOCAL PICK-UP Large Collection Of Civil War Telegraphs Shermans March On Georgia. Condition is "Used". Shipped with USPS First Class.


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