OR, Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1396

Raleigh, N. C., March 15, 1865  --  8 a. m.
Col. J. M. Otey
Charlotte, N. C.
   General Johnston's orders as follows: General Lee must bring at most only one battalion artillery; rest must return to Augusta, thence to Macon. Major Ayer must lend to Maj. W. H. Smith 400 wagons of Army of Tennessee to be used as follows: One hundred on road from Black Stocks to Winnsborough to Alston; 200 from Abbeville to Washington, and 100 to collect supplies in Northwestern South Carolina. Major McCrady must push on rapidly repairs of roads from Chester to Georgia road, via Winnsborough, Alston, Abbeville, and Washington. He must report weekly progress.
G. T. Beauregard