War of the Rebellion: Serial 066 Page 0548 S. C., FLA., AND ON THE GA. COAST. Chapter XLVII.

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CHARLESTON, S. C., July 2, 1864.

Colonel A. RHETT,

Sullivan's Island:

Did you receive orders to report to General Taliaferro with the 400 men General Ripley got together? Let there be no delay. Go direct to Hatch's Wharf.

CHAS. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 2, 1864.

Colonel GEORGE P. HARRISON, Jr.,

Mount Pleasant:

Hold every man you can spare in readiness to go to James Island.

By order of Major-General Jones:

H. W. FEILDEN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 2, 1864.

Captain JOHN M. GUERARD,

Mount Pleasant:

Proceed immediately to James Island with your two light batteries, and report to General Taliaferro. Inform General Ripley of this order.

CHAS. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 2, 1864.

Brigadier General W. B. TALIAFERRO,

Royall's House, James Island:

There are only 3 monitors, 6 sailing vessels, and 1 tug inside the bar. Can anything be seen of the others in the waters in your front?

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 2, 1864.

Brigadier General W. B. TALIAFERRO,

Via Royall's House:

Captain Hayne's company has been ordered to Battery Pringle.

CHAS. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 2, 1864.

Brigadier General W. B. TALIAFERRO,

Battery Numbers 2, via Royall's House, James Island:

Four companies of the Thirty-second Georgia Regiment, two light batteries, the Bureau and Naval Battalions, and 400 men under