War of the Rebellion: Serial 066 Page 0525 Chapter XLVII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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CHARLESTON, S. C., June 8, 1864.

Major General PATTON ANDERSON,

Lake City, Fla.:

Endeavor to ascertain if any troops have recently left Jacksonville coming in this direction. They are contemplating some mischief about Port Royal, and are concentrating there.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 133.

Richmond, June 8, 1864.

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XVII. The First Florida Battalion (Lieutenant-Colonel Hopkins), six companies, and the companies of Captains Mays, Stewart, Clarke, and Powers, of the Second Florida Battalion (Brevard's), will constitute the Tenth Regiment Florida Volunteers.

XVIII. The Fourth Florida Battalion (Lieutenant-Colonel McClellan), seven companies, the companies of Captains Robinson and Ochus, of the Second Florida Battalion, and Captain Cullens' unattached company, Florida Volunteers, will constitute the Eleventh Regiment Florida Volunteers.

By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, C. S. A.,

Richmond, Va., June 9, 1864.

General SAMUEL JONES, Charleston, S. C.:

Governor Brown, of Georgia, reports information received by him of contemplated raid of enemy from Hilton Head toward Augusta. I doubt reliability of information, but it would be well to be on guard and take all possible precaution, as the point is vital.

J. A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.

WAR DEPARTMENT, S. C.,

Richmond, Va., June 9, 1864.

General HOWELL COBB, Macon, Ga.:

Governor Brown reports information received by him of contemplated raid of enemy from Hilton Head toward Augusta. This point is of vital importance. Cannot you dispose reserves in such manner as to render Augusta safe against such surprise?

J. A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.

CHARLESTON, S. C., June 9, 1864.

Brigadier General B. H. ROBERTSON,

Adams' Run, S. C.:

I have ordered two of Harrison's companies to Colonel Colcock, and directed him, if threatened in force, to call on your for two of the