War of the Rebellion: Serial 065 Page 0592 S.C.,FLA., AND ON THE GA.,COAST. Chapter XLVII.

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ROYALL'S HOUSE, February 10, 1864.

Captain John M. OTEY, Assistant Adjutant-General:

CAPTAIN: The Sixth and Nineteenth Georgia Regiments left yesterday. The Twenty-third and Twenty-eighth are on the march to Rantowles. Zachry has just been relieved at Fort Johnson by Nelson's battalion. He will march to Rantowles to-morrow morning, unless there is pressing necessity for him to go to-night.

WM. B. TALIAFERRO,

Brigadier-General.

[Indorsement.]

No; none.

G. T. B.

CHARLESTON, S. C., February 10, 1864.

Brigadier General W. B. TALIAFERRO,

Royall's, James Island:

Zachry's (Twenty-seventh Georgia) regiment, with three days' provisions, will move at 3 in the morning to the support of General Wise on John's Island, crossing at John's Island Ferry, if practicable. Brigadier-General Wise has been telegraphed to send a guide for it. Answer.

By command of General Beauregard:

JNO. M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., February 10, 1864.

Brigadier General W. B. TALIAFERRO,

Royall's, James Island:

A member of the signal corps familiar with the route reports the John's Island Ferry practicable. Make the efforts to put Zachry's regiments across. There is one flat at the ferry and two boats on the shore that can be used.

By command of General Beauregard:

JNO. M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., February 10, 1864.

Brigadier General W. B. TALIAFERRO,

Commanding Seventh Military District:

Zachry's regiment can wait until to-morrow morning to march to Rantowles. Provisions will be ordered there as desired.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

ROYALL'S HOUSE, February 10, 1864.

Captain John M. OTEY, Assistant Adjutant-General:

Colonel Zachry has been ordered to move to the aid of General Wise at daybreak to-morrow morning, crossing at John's Island Ferry, if practicable. He will take three days' rations with him.

W. B. TALIAFERRO,

Brigadier-General.