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Creek and that their men are coming ashore. They appear to be infantry or sailors; so says he. I will go down there and see what they are doing in the morning. I have just relieved Colonel Barclay.

Respectfully,

R. F. DAVIS,

Captain, Commanding Line.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH GEORGIA CAVALRY,

January 23, 1865.

Captain R. F. LAWTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

CAPTAIN: There is no additional news from our scouts. The nearest picket of the enemy is at King's Bridge, on the Ogeechee. Our scouts are kept in front of them. I keep no regular picket near them. If the scouts on the north side of the Ogeechee watch the enemy closely, I do not think he can make a movement without being discovered in time, if my scouts between the Ogeechee and the Cannouchee do their duty well.

I am, captain, very respectfully, &c.,

JOHN L. HARRIS,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE. Numbers 19. Richmond, January 24, 1865.

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XIV. Immediately on the arrival of Major General M. C. Butler's division of cavalry in South Carolina, Brigadier General P. M. B. Young, with the detachment from the division under his command, will report for duty to General Butler.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JOHN WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

AUGUSTA, January 24, 1865.

(Received 8. 20.)

Honorable J. A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War:

Steps were taken some days ago in reference to that matter.

Respectfully,

D. H. HILL,

Major-General.

MONTGOMERY, ALA., January 24, 1865.

Captain L. P. GRANT,

Augusta, Ga.:

Can send you no impressing officer. If quartermasters cannot supply you you will impress for temporary use the necessary transporta-