OR, Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1423

Charlotte, N. C., March 17, 1865
Major McCrady
Engineer, &c.
   General Beauregard directs that you push on rapidly repairs of roads from Chester to Georgia road, via Winnsborough {Charlotte & South Carolina RR}, Alston {Greenville & Columbia RR}, Abbeville {Greenville & Columbia RR}, and Washington {Georgia RR}. You will report weekly progress.
Respectfully, your obedient servant,
George Wm. Brent
Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General