War of the Rebellion: Serial 066 Page 0010 S. C., FLA., AND ON THE GA., COAST. Chapter XLVII.

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replacing your pickets by infantry, using cavalry vedettes and patrols, and allow Colonel Henry's command to recruit. The artillery you called for is being forwarded.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN W. TURNER,

Brigadier-General, Chief of Staff.

HDQRS. NORTHERN DISTRICT. DEPT., OF THE SOUTH,

Folly Island, s. C., March 8, 1864.

Captain J. A. BURNS,

Acting Assistant Quartermaster, Morris Island, S. C.:

The brigadier-general commanding directs that all the boats in your possession, including those that you have built, be fully equipped with oars, &c., and sent to Pawnee Landing this day.

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

ADRIAN TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. NORTHERN DISTRICT, DEPT., OF THE SOUTH,

Folly Island, S. C., March 8, 1864.

Captain JOHN. L. SUESS,

New York Volunteer Engineers:

The brigadier-general commanding directs that you immediately prepare material for repairing bridge from Cole's Island to James Island and have it loaded into lighters this day. Captain J. A. Burns, acting assistant quartermaster, will supply the lumber requisite. I have the honor to be, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ADRIAN TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. NORTHERN DISTRICT, DEPT. OF THE SOUTH,

Folly Island, S. C., March 8, 1864.

Brigadier General A. SCHIMMELFENNIG,

Commanding U. S. Forces, Folly Island, S. C.:

GENERAL: I am directed by the brigadier-general commanding to request that you will get ready 1,000 men, in light marching order, with three days' cooked rations, to be in readiness to move at 4. p. m. this day.

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

ADRIAN TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Similar copy sent to Colonel Davis.)

MORRIS ISLAND, S. C., March 8, 1864.

Captain TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Folly Island, S. C.:

This will nearly clean me out of available force and leave nothing here to guard the island. To take this force from Morris Island