APRIL 9, 1863.
Captain G.: He is in bad condition, having been - days out in a gale.
Second: Captain G.: A good steamer had better watch Bull's Bay, as it is now the principal approach to charleston. Send raft.
If Captain Reynolds desires to come in by the tug to the Ironsides to do so.
Captain G.: Send schooner immediately to Port Royal.
APRIL 10, 1863.
Report vessels unknown when sailed for Port Royal.
Get hawsers from ordnance schooner.
Detain provision schooner.
Captain G.: I learn that our mail was forwarded by an army steamer. Send Bibb for it to Stono.
Captain G.: Send aid immediately to ordnance; making signals. Send all ordnance schooners to north Edisto.
Was sent from Port Royal.
RODGERS, G. R. S.
Any means of finding out by W. S. A. T.
APRIL 11, 1863.
Where is the Bibb? Shall want her near the bar.
Captain G.: Send the Ha - to port Royal.
RICHMOND, April 11, 1863.
General BEAUREGARD, Charleston, S. C.:
DEAR GENERAL: We inclose you the telegram which we prepared in reply to your telegram asking re-enforcement; it was declined at