War of the Rebellion: Serial 066 Page 0495 Chapter XLVII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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FIRST MILITARY DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA,

Mount Pleasant, May 20, 1864.

Captain WARREN ADAMS,

Commanding, Sullivan's Island:

CAPTAIN: The brigadier-general commanding directs that you relieve the four companies of the Twentieth South Carolina Volunteers now on Sullivan's Island, and place sentinels at the two-gun batteries. Direct the commanding officer of the Twentieth to move to Mount Pleasant at once, and report to the headquarters of the regiment. Quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. M. SEABROOK,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

FIRST MILITARY DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA,

Mount Pleasant, May 20, 1864.

THE COMMANDING OFFICER THIRTY-SECOND GA. VOLS.:

SIR: The brigadier-general commanding directs that you will move with your regiment to Mount Pleasant, without delay, and report at these headquarters. A guide will be furnished.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. M. SEABROOK,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

FIRST MILITARY DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA,

Mount Pleasant, May 20, 1864.

Major WILLIAM G. VARDELL,

Quartermaster:

MAJOR: The four companies of the Twentieth South Carolina Volunteers, on Sullivan's Island, have been ordered to move Mount Pleasant at once. The Thirty-second Georgia will probably be at McCormick's or Tomlinson's Landing by this time, and has been directed to move to Mount Pleasant without delay. The brigadier-general commanding directs that you will furnish the necessary transportation and also a guide for the Thirty-second Georgia.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. M. SEABROOK,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

ROYALL'S HOUSE, May 20, 1864-1.45 p. m.

Captain H. W. FEILDEN,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

There are 21 vessels to be seen inside the bar, including the Ironsides and 4 monitors. At Secessionville the lookout from the observatory reports 4 gun-boats, 2 transports, and 6 schooners off Cole's Island; 1 gun-boat, 3 transports, and 1 schooner in Folly River; I transport and 6 schooners in Light-House Inlet. No change in enemy's encampment. Nothing to be seen on Pine Island.

WM. B. TALIAFERRO,

Brigadier-General.