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MARCH 31, 1865.

Major D. W. FLOWERREE,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Mobile, Ala.:

The treadway can be used for removing the wounded, but it is far preferable to send light boats nearer to hospital. All wounded except three have been removed to Battery Tracy by light boats. The remaining three will be sent on boat now at landing. All Reserves have left.

R. L. GIBSON,

Brigadier-General.

MARCH 31, 1865.

Captain W. P. RICHARDSON:

(Care of Major Myers.)

The supply of field ammunition will not last till night. Have some here by morning without fail.

R. L. GIBSON,

Brigadier-General.

MARCH 31, 1865.

General LIDDELL, Blakely:

It was already daylight when Holtzclaw's brigade arrived, and I could not detain the boat and pull out the other Reserve regiment. I will send it up by the very first boat to-night.

R. L. GIBSON,

Brigadier-General.

MARCH 31, 1865.

General LIDDELL, Blakely:

It is reported that the enemy is erecting a heavy siege battery half a mile in rear of his right flank on the bay.

R. L. GIBSON,

Brigadier-General.

MARCH 31, 1865.

Brigadier-General LIDDELL:

I have received no dispatch relative to the steam-boat. I do not think there would be any great danger in the boat coming to the fort.

R. L. GIBSON,

Brigadier-General.

MARCH 31, 1865.

General LIDDELL:

All ready to be shipped.

R. L. GIBSON,

Brigadier-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FORCES AT SPANISH FORT, Numbers 1.

March 31, 1865.

The commanding officer appeals to his brigade commanders to press forward the work upon their outer lines, to awaken their officers to the necessity of vigilance and energy at this hour. You must dig, dig, dig. Nothing can save us here but the spade. There are plenty of