War of the Rebellion: Serial 041 Page 0102 W. FLA., S. ALA., S. MISS., LA., TEX., N. MEX. Chapter XXXVIII.

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JUNE 14-7.30 a.m.

General BANKS:

Our skirmisher and sharpshooters are within 30 rods of the parapet. A ravine between them and the parapet, full of fallen timber, raked by artillery on my right and left.

DWIGHT,

General.

JUNE 14-8 a.m.

General BANKS:

I cannot advance farther until the skirmishers silence the field batteries.

DWIGHT.

General.

JUNE 14-9 a.m.

General BANKS:

Our artillery is trying to silence that of the enemy. Our infantry is very quiet. Nothing of importance.

DWIGHT

General.

JUNE 14-9.13 a.m.

General BANKS:

General Dwight is preparing to renew the attack; should prefer to do so at same time with General Grover. When can Grover do so?

G. A. FISKE, JR.,

Aide-de-Camp.

JUNE 14-1 p.m.

Colonel IRWIN, Assistant Adjutant-General:

All quiet but sharpshooting. As the First and Second Brigades cannot retire, General Dwight cannot assault again at present. Shall throw up rifle-pits after dark.

G. A. FISKE, JR.,

Lieutenant and Aide-de-Camp.

JUNE 14-6.30 p.m.

Admiral FARRAGUT:

Getting very short of ammunition. Please send as much Dahlgren ammunition as you can spare, to the extent of 800 rounds, chiefly shell and shrapnel. Can you spare any 20-pounder Parrott ammunition?

N. P. BANKS,

Major-General, Commanding.

JUNE 26-4 p.m.

Captain HALSTED, Assistant Adjutant-General:

I would respectfully request that Lieutenant-Colonel Bickmore, of the Fourteenth Maine Volunteers, be relieved from the storming party, in order to take command of his regiment, Colonel Porter of the same, being under arrest.

DWIGHT,

General.

JUNE 27-8 a.m.

General BANKS:

The rebels opened sharply with 10-inch shell and rifle shells during the fog this morning; did no damage. I caused four guns to be turned on them, and they have ceased firing. The citadel has gone in. The Second Dahlgren has been mounted, and will be at work in half an hour.

CHAS. P. STONE,

Brigadier-General.

JULY 11 [?]- 7.30 a.m.

General BANKS:

I have ceased firing on account of the troops being in range of my shelling.

ALDEN.

Captain.