September 28, 1864: Beauregard heading back to Charleston

On September 28, 1864, Brigadier-General Rufus Saxton passed along two intercepted messages from the Confederate lines at Charleston.  The second of these, from Beach Inlet to Battery Bee, read: Captain Smith requests that you will let us know when General Beauregard crossed the bridge. With this bit of information, Saxton asked his superior, Major-General JohnContinue reading “September 28, 1864: Beauregard heading back to Charleston”