War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 1066 N. AND SE. VA., N. C. W. VA., MD. AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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

COMMANDING OFFICER BATTERY LAMB:

General Bragg directs you to send the signal operators who were at Battery Buchanan, and are reported as leaving it, immediately back to that post. Send General Bragg's dispatch to General Whiting by small boat at once. Answer.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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

Captain STRONG,

Fort Lamb:

General Whiting is expected here to-night. General Bragg desires to see you here immediately.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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

Lieutenant BRIGHT,

Battery Lamb:

You must send General Bragg's dispatch to Whiting. Boats the men saw are probably our own coming from Buchanan.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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

TELEGRAPH OPERATOR BATTERY LAMB:

Keep your office open till order to move. Don't budge.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SUGAR LOAF, January 15, 1865 - 5.30 p. m.

Captain JORDAN, Or OFFICER IN CHANGE,

Gander Hall Landing:

Stop Steamer Dawson at Gander Hall till further orders, and communicate her arrival to these headquarters.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

REEVES' POINT, January 15, 1865.

General HEBERT,

Smithville:

Please have the battery put on the line to Reeves' Point. I have just come from Fisher to open communication with you, Wilmington, and Sugar Loaf. All is well so far; but if General Bragg does not