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HDQRS. EASTERN DIVISION, DISTRICT OF THE GULF,

Blakely, April 1, 1865.

Colonel PATTON,

Spanish Fort:

Captain Grayson has been firing heavily from his battery, and drove the enemy out of his works. The enemy are now moving upon us from above, and Captain Grayson had to withdraw.

H. L. D. LEWIS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

APRIL 1, 1865.

General LIDDELL:

General Holtzclaw reports the fire of the gun-boat or the battery on the north side of Bayou Minette is doing fine work this morning and relieving my left very much. Can't you have it continued? It has stopped them from firing and put them to digging, and in some places run them out of the swamp.

R. L. GIBSON,

Brigadier-General.

HDQRS. EASTERN DIVISION, DISTRICT OF THE GULF,

Blakely, April 1, 1865.

General GIBSON,

Spanish Fort:

General Liddell cannot communicate with the gun-boat. He wishes you to signal the gun-boat requesting the captain to assist Captain Grayson.

H. L. D. LEWIS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

APRIL 1, 1865.

Captain J. CLARK:

I have not ammunition for the day.

R. L. GIBSON,

Brigadier-General.

APRIL 1, 1865-1 p. m.

General D. H. MAURY,

Blakely:

The blockaders are not aground, but anchored in the channel.

R. L. GIBSON,

Brigadier-General.

APRIL 1, 1865.

General MAURY,

Mobile:

Please send down to-night the detachments from Ector's and Holtzclaw's brigades, and the Twenty-first Alabama Regiment not sent with