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

Brigadier General W. B. TALIAFERRO,

Royall's House, James Island:

The major-general commanding wishes you to keep him advised of the enemy's movements. How many Yankees do you think have landed on James Island?

P. C. WARWICK,

Aide-de-Camp.

CONFEDERATE SIGNAL MESSAGES.*

BATTERY BEE, July 2, 1864.

I don't know what is the row. Don't know yet. Must be fighting on James Island. Was at the glass, so you will have to repeat.

R. N.

BEACH INLET, July 2, 1864.

Please send reply as soon as it comes; I have some things to see about in case I go. If you learn any news from James Island please let me know.

D.

JULY 2, 1864.

What news from James Island? How about pay?

City answer.

JULY [2], 1864.

Yes; not any news or pay.

CITY OF CHARLESTON, July 2, 1864-12 m.

Captain G.:

Schooner Pocahontas will be allowed to go out to sea to-night. Same signals will be used as arranged for last night.

READ,

Captain.

FORT JOHNSON, July 2, 1864.

M.:

The enemy are this side of the causeway intrenching, and are receiving re-enforcements. Barges are seen getting ready.

H.,

Lieutenant.

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*Intercepted by Union signal officers.

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