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attack at once, it look bad. Some more troops are coming into the fort - Hagood's brigade. Let me know anything you want at this place to be sent over in small boats, which will be kept here.

Yours, truly,

W. C. STRONG,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

BATTERY LAMB, January 15, 1865 - 2.10 p. m.

(Received 2.30 p. m.)

General HEBERT:

The enemy are now assaulting the fort.

STRING,

Captain.

BATTERY LAMB, January 15, 1865.

General HEBERT:

I can see the enemy and the fort. Their flags are now planted on all the traverses.

W. C. STRONG.

BATTERY LAMB, January 15, 1865.

General HEBERT:

The mound is still firing, and our flag still on Battery Buchanan.

W. C. STRONG.

BATTERY LAMB, January 15, 1865 - 10 p. m.

(Received 10.40 p. m.)

Order all dispatches to be sent to this place. We still send them over by signals or small boats. Order signal corps to notify signal station at Battery Buchanan to give their attention to this place.

W. C. STRONG.

FORT ANDERSON, January 15, 1865.

(Received 11.30 p. m.)

General HEBERT:

I am here, and I await further developments. Anything from General Whiting?

W. C. STRONG,

Aide-de-Camp.

(Copy to Colonel Gordon.)

FORT ANDERSON, January 15, 1865.

(Received 11.30 p. m.)

General HEBERT:

Colonel Graham's troops are here; steamer broken down.

W. C. STRONG,

Aide-de-Camp.