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SUGAR LOAF, January 15, 1865 - 8 p. m.

Major J. W. CAMERON,

Wilmington:

Reports about Fort Fisher have been sensational. Official information has been received that all is right. It is now being re-enforced. Send down to General Hoke by wagon immediately 200 spades and shovels.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SUGAR LOAF, January 15, 1865 - 11.30 p. m.

Major J. W. CAMERON,

Wilmington:

Send steamer immediately to Fort Anderson, if possible, to take 600 men to Fisher. Answer.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SUGAR LOAF, January 15, 1865 - 12 midnight.

Major J. W. CAMERON,

Wilmington:

Do not send the steamer ordered to Fort Anderson. Answer.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SUGAR LOAF, January 15, 1865 - 11 a. m.

Major S. V. REID,

Commissary of Subsistence, Wilmington:

Supplies for 2,500 men in Fisher must be sent to Smithville, to be thrown into Fisher from time to time.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SUGAR LOAF, January 15, 1865 - 1 p. m.

Major S. V. REID,

Commissary of Subsistence, Wilmington:

The whole garrison of Fisher will be 2,500. Thirty days' rations, as near as possible, must be kept in the fort, and current consumption supplied from outside.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SUGAR LOAF, January 15, 1865 - 8 p. m.

Major ROBERT STRANGE,

Wilmington:

The sensational reports about Fisher are entirely unfounded. Official information from General Whiting of late hour reports enemy's attack unsuccessful. Fresh troops are being sent him, and we have confidence they will hold it.

BRAXTON BRAGG.