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CHARLESTON, February 13, 1865.

Major-General McLAWS;

Colcock has sent four companies cavalry by Raysor's Bridge. Take charge of and use them on your front and flank.

By order of Lieutenant-General Hardee:

T. B. ROY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, February 13, 1865.

Major-General McLAWS:

General Hardee wishes you to send a competent staff officer with some of Colock's cavalry and find out if possible what the enemy are doing.

D. H. POOLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, Febraury 13, 1865.

Major-General McLAWS:

Retain Fiser's brigade and dispose of it as you think best.

By order of Lieutenant-General Hardee:

T. B. ROY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CITY, February 13, 1865-1. 25 a. m.

Lieutenant BOYLSTON, Battery Bee:

Young's dismounted men and 400 of Conner's brigade have been ordered to McCormick's Landing. Colonel Rhett is to send Parker's battery to T.

PAGE,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

BATTERY BEE,

February 13, 1865-9 a. m.

Captain PAGE,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Sumter:

All quiet on this island. Colonel Rhett is now in the Christ Church lines.

JONES,

Lieutenant.

BATTERY BEE,

February 13, 1865-6. 45 p. m.

Captain PAGE,

Assistant Adjutant-General, City:

No further information of the movements of the enemy. Young's men and the Fire Brigade have been yet reported. Le Gadeurs' battery is at the church. Horses have been in harness for sixty hours. Parker's battery gone forward. I have ordered two 20-pounder Parrotts from Sullivan's Island to the lines. [sic] is to be in readiness to march.

Have now 500 men on the line-want 2,000.

RHETT,

Colonel.