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I don't know. Please inform me how your command is distributed between here and the South Fork of the Saint Mary's. Please report by telegraph from Baldwin frequently.

GILLMORE.

General.

APPENDIX K.

JACKSONVILLE, February 11, 1864-10 p.m.

General SEYMOUR

(By courier from Baldwin):

If your advance meets serious opposition concentrate at Sanderson and the South Fork of the Saint Mary's and, if necessary, bring back Henry to the latter place.

GILLMORE,

General.

APPENDIX L.

BALDWIN, February 11, 1864.

Major-General GILLMORE:

Your telegram just received. Command left for Sanderson. No news from Henry. Tilghman is at Baldwin. Two companies of Tilghman here. Fribley at Pickett's. No negroes came in, or anybody else. I will keep you advised promptly. This is the place to fortify.

T. SEYMOUR,

Brigadier-General.

APPENDIX M.

SANDERSON, February 12, 1864-7 a.m.

Major-General GILLMORE:

I last night ordered Colonel Henry to fall back to this point. I am destroying all public property here and shall go back to South Fork Saint Mary's as soon as Henry returns. I have not heard from him since last night, when he was 7 miles this side of Lake City. I hope he will be in this morning. I am sending a regiment out to meet him. Sanderson cannot be fortified to advantage. I would advise sending Fribley's regiment to Palatka and to make it a point to hold permanently.

T. SEYMOUR.

APPENDIX N.

JACKSONVILLE, February 12, 1864.

General SEYMOUR

(By courier from Baldwin):

I want your command at and beyond Baldwin concentrated at Baldwin without delay. I have information of a mounted force that may trouble your right flank by fording the Saint Mary's River. When we landed here they were 80 miles from Baldwin, on the Albany and Gulf Railroad. You should have scouts well out