War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0578 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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XXII.

U. S. STEAMER BROOKLYN, August 9, 1864 - 9 a. M.

Rear-Admiral D. G. FARRAGUT:

The Octorara has a good pilot for the entrance.

JAS. ALDEN,

Captain, commanding.

XXIII.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD, August 9, 1864 - 9.45 a. M.

CAPTAIN COMMANDING U. S. STEAMER LACKAWANNA:

Go and shell Fort Morgan.

D. G. FARRAGUT,

Rear-Admiral.

XXIV.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD, August 9, 1864 - 9.30 a. M.

Captain JAMES ALDEN,

Commanding U. S. Steamer Brooklyn:

Please send the provisions to the Tennessee at once.

P. DRAYTON,

Fleet Captain.

XXV.

U. S. STEAMER BROOKLYN, August 9, 1864 - 9.35 a. M.

Captain DRAYTON:

Do you mean the ram Tennessee?

JAS. ALDEN,

Captain, commanding.

XXVI.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD, August 9, 1864 - 9.40 a. M.

Captain JAMES ALDEN,

Commanding U. S. Steamer Brooklyn:

Yes.

P. DRAYTON,

Fleet Captain.

[39.]

EXPEDITION HEADQUARTERS, MOBILE BAY, On board the Laura, August 14, 1864.

[Major FRANK W. MARSTON,

Chief Signal Officer Military Division of West Mississippi, New Orleans, La.:]

MAJOR: I hae the honor to submit to you the following report of official messages passed through my station from the 1st of August to the 10th of August, 1864:

MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 1864.

Captain MARSTON:

Report in person here as soon as practicable.

A. J. MYER,

Colonel.

TUEADAY, AUGUST 2, 1864.

Lieutenant HARRIS:

You will go aboard the Battle temporarily.

A. J. MYER,

Colonel.