Fort Johnson to City.
JULY 18, 1864-3.45 p. m.
Thirty-three Parrott shots (12 missed), and 42 mortar shells (21 missed) fired during the night. Privates J. H. Phillips, Company B, Thirty-second Georgia, slightly wounded in the back. Firing this a. m. same as yesterday, at south and southwest angles. A small house built during the night about 150 yards from Battery Gregg.
J. G. MITCHEL,
JULY 18, 1864.
Large steam transport observed in the fleet to-day.
City to 11.
JULY 18, 1864-7.20 p. m.
With your boat and crew meet Colonel Harris to-morrow a. m. at 9 at east end Calhoun street. Report your arrival to him at his office.
W. M. TAYLOR.
HDQRS. MILITARY DIST. OF GEORGIA, Numbers 15.
Savannah, July 18, 1864.
In accordance with orders from department and division headquarters, the undersigned assumes command of the Military District of Georgia.
For the present all communications on official business will be addressed to First Lieutenant William B. Jackson, aide-de-camp and acting assistant adjutant-general.
H. R. JACKSON,
Brigadier-General, Provisional Army, C. S.
HDQRS. DEPT. OF S. CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA, Charleston, S. C., July 19, 1864.
S. P. MOORE,
Surgeon-General, C. S., Army, Richmond, Va.:
SIR: I received this morning your letter of the 13th instant. It was from no disposition whatever to question the correctness of your directions that infusions of indigenous barks should be used instead of quinine as a prophylactic, that I telegraphed you asking that the quinine should be used. It was because I was assured there was an immediate and pressing necessity for some prophylactic. We were provided with none, and there happened to be in this city some 400