War of the Rebellion: Serial 066 Page 0570 S. C., FLA., AND ON THE GA. COAST. Chapter XLVII.

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CHARLESTON, S. C., July 8, 1864.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Commanding Army, near Atlanta, Ga.:

The two regiments you send only number 520. Can you not at least send the other regiments of Jackson's brigade. The attack on this place is formidable and persistent; fire to-day very heavy, disabling several of my best guns; I greatly need re-enforcements.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 8, 1864.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD,

Petersburg, Va.:

Please send Colonel Harris, engineer, here immediately ; his services are greatly needed. Enemy's fleet in Stono heavily bombarding Pringle and other batteries since last Saturday. They have position on south end James Island and on John's Island, form which our lines can be enfiladed.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 8, 1864.

Major General W. H. C. WHITING,

Wilmington, N. C.:

Can you send me the battalion of heavy artillery mentioned in your recent telegram? I need them greatly. Enemy occupy south end on James Island and have position on John's Island, form which our lines on James Island can be enfiladed, and are erecting batteries. Fleet in Stono shelling heavily.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 8, 1864.

His Excellency Governor M. L. BONHAM,

Columbia, S. C.:

Please send the cadets from Columbia here as soon as possible, and call out General De Saussure's brigade, the Fourth Militia. Would like to have the militia to-day if possible. Answer.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 8, 1864.

Brigadier General JAMES CHESNUT,

Columbia, S. C.:

Did you receive my telegram of yesterday, calling on you by authority of the President for the re-enforcements? How many men may I count on?

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.