War of the Rebellion: Serial 020 Page 0556 COAST OF S. C., GA., AND MID. AND EAST FLA. Chapter XXVI.

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by the major-general commanding to say he desires you should manage to the best of your ability with your present force, as he is unable to spare a greater force.

R. W. MEMMINGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., June 8, 1862.

General MERCER, Savannah, Ga.:

You will send to this point a strong, well-armed, regiment-one of your best; send Major Anderson.

J. C. PEMBERTON,

Major-General, Commanding.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF S. C. AND GA. Numbers 26.

Charleston, S. C., June 8, 1862.

Lieutenant Colonel A. J. Gonzales, artillery, Provisional Army of the Confederate States, is announced of artillery, Department of South Carolina and Georgia. He will forthwith proceed to this point and report for further instructions.

By order of Major-General Pemberton:

J. R. WADDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., June 9, 1862.

General S. R. GIST, Secessionville, S. C.:

Don't allow your command, and especially the batteries, to waste ammunition. They must not fire merely because they are fired at. The large guns must not waste their ammunition.

J. C. PEMBERTON,

Major-General, Commanding.

CHARLESTON, S. C., June 9, 1862.

General S. R. GIST:

General Evans will probably attack the enemy to-night near Legareville. If you hear his guns, make a demonstration toward Grimball's or Legare's, or both, to prevent the enemy from re-enforcing.

J. C. PEMBERTON,

Major-General, Commanding.

CHARLESTON, S. C., June 10, 1862.

General H. W. MERCER, Savannah, Ga.:

Brigadier-General Drayton will support Savannah upon your call. I send Colonel Harrison's regiment this morning and will probably send another to-night.

J. C. PEMBERTON,

Major-General, Commanding.