War of the Rebellion: Serial 066 Page 0554 S.C., FLA., AND ON THE GA. COAST. Chapter XLVII.

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Fort Johnson to City

JULY 3, 1864.

We lost but 1 man killed; had but 30 men in fight against 1,000 of the enemy. We captured 150 prisoners, 1 colonel, 1 lieutenant-colonel, 1 adjutant, and 2 other officers. At one time they had our pickets our of Simkins. We got 5 of their barges.

S.

Fort Johnson to City.

JULY 3, 1864.

We captured 6 more prisoners in the marsh. Our troops on the south west side of Black Island quite successful.

S.

City to 22.

JULY 3, 1864.

Commodore TUCKER:

Send boat to signal station for important dispatches.

STRINGFELLOW,

Major.

City to James Island.

JULY 3, 1864.

Trenholm and Melchers will relieve you.

M.,

Lieutenant.

City to Battery Bee.

JULY 3, 1864.

A suspicious light has been noticed at Mount Pleasant, supposed to signal to the enemy's lookout. Keep a sharp lookout and let me know the exact bearings of if from your station.

D.,

Lieutenant.

Called you from 6.30 to 7 p. m.

Battery Bee to Fort Sumter.

JULY 3, 1864.

A suspicions light has been noticed at Mount Pleasant, supposed to signal to the enemy. Keep a lookout and note exact bearing from your post.

D.,

Lieutenant.