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CHARLESTON, S. C., July 11, 1864.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD,

Petersburg, Va.:

Order received yesterday assigning Cadet Beauregard to Colonel Butler's regiment. Enemy attacked Battery Simkins last night and were repulsed. We have driven them from John's Island, and their fleet dropped down last night below Battery Island. All the available force of enemy from Jacksonville here has been operating against this place since the 2nd instant, Major-General Foster commanding in person.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General

Fort Johnson to city.

JULY 11, 1864-6 p. m.

Commodore TUCKER:

Please send red and white lights; we used the only one last night.*

YATES,

Colonel.

CHARLESTON, S. C., July 11, 1864.

Brigadier General WILLIAM B. TALIAFERRO,

Royall's:

The following has been received