War of the Rebellion: Serial 066 Page 0565 Chapter XLVII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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CHARLESTON, S. C., July 6, 1864-1 a. m.

Brigadier General B. H. ROBERTSON,

Adams' Run, S. C.:

Your telegrams received. Send Company E, Thirty-second Georgia, to Charleston by passenger train to-morrow morning. Major Jenkins must keep the enemy from advancing form Legareville by Stono river road. If his present force is not sufficient to do so, he will be re-enforced from here; the enemy must not be allowed to flank James Island. Cannot Major Jenkins communicate by signal, via Pemberton, so as to keep me constantly informed. No news of interest. The enemy are in force in front of General Taliaferro. Major Jenkins must harass the enemy on John's Island as much as possible.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 6, 1864.

Brigadier General B. H. ROBERTSON,

Adams' Run, S. C.:

What information have you making it evident that enemy is attempting to take position on John's Island in rear of or enfilading works on James Island? Major Jenkins must be immediately instructed, if he has not been already, to do everything in his power to prevent that, and must keep me informed by communicating by signal via Pemberton.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 6, 1864.

Brigadier General B. H. ROBERTSON,

Adams' Run, S. C.:

Three hundred men of the Fourth Georgia [Cavalry] are on the cars now coming to this place. Stop them at such point as you deem best, and send them to re-enforce Jenkins. They left Savannah at 6 p. m.

CHAS. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 6, 1864.

Brigadier General B. H. ROBERTSON,

Pocotaligo, S. C.:

Bring up Webb's battery to the assistant of Jenkins.

CHAS. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Telegraph operator deliver to conductor of train to carry to General R.