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

Lieutenant-Colonel HARRIS,

Commanding Fourth Georgia [Cavalry] Regiment:

When you get to Adams' Run report to Brigadier-General Robertson, commanding, for orders to re-enforce the command on John's Island.

CHAS. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 157.

Richmond, July 6, 1864.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

SAML. W. MELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 7, 1864.

Governor M. L. BONHAM,

Columbia, S. C.:

I desire the temporary services of the boat [?] company of Christ Church Parish. Can you give authority? Answer by telegraph.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 7, 1864.

His Excellency Governor BONHAM,

Columbia:

SIR: In the present threatening aspect of affairs around Charleston it is extremely desirable that I should have every soldier in the front. I write, therefore, to ask you whether you will send me the cadets of the State Academy in Columbia to do duty in this city. They would relieve several guards of able-bodied men, and be of great assistance at this time. I do not propose to put them in conflict with the enemy unless as a dernier resort.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF S. CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA, July 7, 1864.

The Honorable MAYOR OF CHARLESTON:

The commanding officer at Fort Sumter reports that the fire on that point to-day has been as damaging as any bombardment since the year commenced. He has no labor to repair the damage done,