War of the Rebellion: Serial 047 Page 0154 S.C. AND GA.COASTS, AND IN MID. AND E.FLA. Chapter XL.

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ADAMS RUN, June 14, 1863.

Brigadier-General JORDAN:

The following report has been received from Rockville:

JUNE 13, 1863-sunset.

The iron-clad towed out this morning went south. Two barges went up to Sea-brook's place on Edisto. Men were seen conveying lumber to the landing. Seven schooners and four iron-clads in the river.

JOHNSON HAGOOD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

ADAMS RUN, June 15, 1863.

Brigadier-General JORDAN:

Nothing new to report from North Edisto.

JOHNSON HAGOOD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

ADAMS RUN, June 16, 1863.

Brigadier-General JORDAN:

No movements of enemy's fleet in North Edisto to report.

JOHNSON HAGOOD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

JUNE 19, 1863-11 a. m.

Brigadier-General JORDAN:

Seven schooners, one tug, one steamer, four monitors in North Edisto. Enemy advanced upon our picket at Haulover, yesterday evening-about a regiment. Some skirmishing ensued, and they were driven back to their original position. No casualty on our side; none known on theirs.

JOHNSON HAGOOD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

ADAMS RUN, June 20, 1863.

General JORDAN:

There are in North Edisto nine schooners, four monitors, one transport, and one tug.

JOHNSON HAGOOD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

PROCLAMATION.

To the People of Georgia:

In view of the exigencies of the public service, and in compliance with the request of His Excellency President Davis,* made through the Secretary of War, I again address you upon the subject of our local defense against the threatened raids of our vindictive foe.

It is not doubted that our enemies are increasing their cavalry force and making preparations to send raids of mounted men through Georgia, as well as other States, to burn all public property in our cities, destroy our railroad bridges, workshops, factories, mills, and

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*See also Series IV.

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