War of the Rebellion: Serial 065 Page 0474 S. C., FLA., AND ON THE GA. COAST. Chapter XLVII.

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Four companies have been ordered to Camp Finegan, and the Eighth U. S. Colored Regiment has been ordered to take post at Ten-Mile Station (Pickett's house).

The orderly bearing this has orders to start from here to-morrow at daybreak.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. L. M. BURGER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. NORTHERN DISTRICT, DEPT. OF THE SOUTH,

Folly Island, S. C., February 11, 1864.

Captain JOHN HAMILTON,

Light Battery E, Third U. S. Artillery:

CAPTAIN: I am directed by the brigadier-general commanding to request that you will embark two sections of your battery upon the steam-boat Boston, now at Pawnee Landing, and proceed wiithout delay to Jacksonville, Fla., reporting at that place to Brigadier General T. Seymour, as directed by paragraph XII of Special Orders, Numbers 45, current series, from headquarters Department of the South. The remaining section will follow as soon as transportation arrives.

I have the honor to be, captain very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ADRIAN TERRY,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., February 11, 1864.

Colonel JAMES MONTGOMERY,

Commanding Colored Brigade:

COLONEL: The major-general commanding directs that you send the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Volunteers at once to Baldwin, with two days' rations, except two companies to be stationed at Jacksonville under command of Colonel E. N. Hallowell, post commander.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. L. M. BURGER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., February 11, 1864.

Colonel JAMES MONTRGOMERY,

Second South Carolina Volunteers:

COLONEL: You will take three companies of your regiment and proceed forthwith to Doctor's Lake or Green Cove, two crossing places on the west bank of Saint John's River, or some poin in that vicinity, where rebel pickets are said to be posted, which you will endeavor to capture. Failing our succeeding in this, you will at once return, or, remaining there, send information in relation to your movements to these headquarters.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

Q. A. GILLMORE,

Major-General, Commanding.