War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0577 Chapter LXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, eTC.- UNION.

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XV.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD, August 6, 1864 - 8 a. M.

Monitor MANHATTAN:

We are making your six bolts to-day.

WILLIAMSON,

Chief Engineer.

XVI.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD, August 6, 1864 - 5 p. M.

Captain JAMES ALDEN,

Commanding U. S. Steamer Brooklyn:

Send immediately ten marines and one officer with knapsacks packed and two days' rations to the Selma.

P. DRAYTON,

Fleet Captain.

XVII.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD, August 6, 1864 - 5.15 p. M.

Captain JAMES ALDEN,

Commanding U. S. Steamer Brooklyn:

Send immediately to the rebel ram Tennessee five men to-day.

P. DRAYTON,

Fleet Captain.

XVIII.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD, August 8, 1864 - 7 a. M.

Captain JAMES ALDEN,

Commanding U. S. Steamer Brooklyn:

Fort Gainese is to surrender at 8 a. M.

D. G. FARRAGUT,

Rear-Admiral.

XIX.

U. S. STEAMER BROOKLYN, August 8, 1864 - 7.05 a. M.

D. G. FARRAGUT:

To the Army or Navy?

JAS. ALDEN,

Captian, commanding.

XX.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD, [August 8, 1864.]

Captain JAMES ALDEN,

Commanding U. S. Steamer Brooklyn:

To both.

D. G. FARRAGUT,

Rear-Admiral.

XXI.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD, August 8, 1864 - 9 a. M.

Captain JAMES ALDEN,

U. S. Steamer Brooklyn:

Be ready to give three cheers when the signal goes up.

D. G. FARRAGUT,

Rear-Admiral.

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