War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 1068 N. AND SE. VA., N. C., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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BATTERY LAMB, January 15, 1865 - 6.15 p. m.

Major STRONG:

The men say that our men are still fighting the enemy. Past Midshipman Wright, Battery Buchanan, is here. He says Captain Chapman is evacuating Battery Buchanan, through the Mound and Buchanan still responding.

J. J. BRIGHT,

Lieutenant.

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

(Received 8.15 p. m.)

Captain STRONG,

Fort Anderson:

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 a. m.

(Received 11.45 a. m.)

Brigadier-General HEBERT,

Smithville:

General Bragg directs that every night steamers down the river, when not employed, be taken to Smithville or Anderson and vigilantly guarded, to prevent possible capture by enemy's boats.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Copyent Major Cameron and Colonel, Lamb.)

SUGAR LOAF, January 15, 1865 - 6 p. m.

Brigadier-General HEBERT,

Smithville:

In case of disaster at Fisher, Sugar Loaf and Fort Anderson will be our line. General Bragg directs you to send another company there immediately from Caswell and make every preparation, Communicate with Fisher soon as possible, and give General Bragg full information. Colonel Graham will await information from Fisher before going over.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SUGAR LOAF, January 15, 1865 - 8.30 p. m.

Brigadier-General HEBERT:

Smithville:

General Bragg directs you to relieve Lieutenant Bright at Battery Lamb by a reliable officer of good and cool judgment, and send Lieutenant Bain, signal officer, to that station to keep up constant communication with Fort Fisher.

ARCHER ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.