War of the Rebellion: Serial 047 Page 0187 Chapter XL. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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CHARLESTON, S. C., July 10, 1863-12 m.

Brigadier General H. W. MERCER,

Savannah, Ga.:

You are authorized to call on Governor Brown in my name for troops, if required, to replace part those sent here.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 10, 1863-1.30 p. m.

Colonel H. K. AIKEN,

Adams Run:

Oppose enemy anywhere and everywhere to the best of your ability.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 10, 1863-9.30 p. m.

Brigadier General H. W. MERCER,

Savannah, Ga.:

Wheaton's battery* arrived at 8 p. m. Bridge on Edisto all right at 4 p. m. Send artillerists as designed, unless otherwise informed as to condition of road.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 10, 1863-11 p. m.

General S. COOPER,

Richmond:

At dark, enemy retained possession of southern portion Morris Island. Four monitors engaged Batteries Wagner and Cumming's Point all day without damage or casualties, but loss in opposing landing severe; 300 killed and wounded, including 16 officers. Enemy's loss evidently heavy.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

RICHMOND, July 10, 1863.

General WHITING,

Wilmington:

Send Clingman's brigade immediately to Charleston, to report to General Beauregard. It will be replaced by a brigade from here.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 10, 1863.

Major-General WHITING:

Push Clinghman's brigade on as fast as possible; time is precious.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

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*The Chatham (Georgia) Artillery.

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