This letter from Gen. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (1818-1893) to South Carolina Gov. Milledge Luke Bonham (1813-1890) was written from his headquarters in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 25, 1863. Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard became the first brigadier general in the Confederate States Army. He commanded the defenses of Charleston, South Carolina, on April 12, 1861, and later returned to defend the city from repeated attacks by U.S. forces. This letter is in reference to the defense of the battery at Taber's Point on the Santee River. Signed original. Paper watermarked WEBB & HUNT, LIVERPOOL with an anchor symbol.