War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0586 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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Captain McALESTER:

Battery on right getting on well. Infantry lines slowly. Details work, but are small. Come and see me.

BURNHAM,

Lieutenant.

Colonel A. J. MYER:

10.40 a. M. - The officers and men of the Signal Corps performed their duty nobly yesterdy. Two men drowned, and 1 wounded. Will report as soon as possible.

F. W. MARSTON,

Captain.

Lieutenant BURNHAM:

Send me a detailed report in writing.

McALESTER,

Captain.

Captain PERKINS:

Can you furnish me with a detail of ten men with axes?

HALLETT,

Lieutenant.

You find axes on the beach and take your men.

PERKINS,

Captain.

General GRANGER:

12.30 p. M. - The enemy have quite a strong bridge about 100 feet long crossing the little bayou from the nrth beach of Dauphin Island to the south beach of Little Dauphin Island. I have examined it.

A. J. MYER,

Colonel.

Admiral FARRAGUT:

1.25 p. M. - A steam-boat made several trips between Forts Morgan and Gaines last night. Can't you stop it?

GRANGER,

General.

General GRANGER:

Please land Lieutenant Harris and party on Sand Island as quickly as possible.

A. J. MYER,

Colonel.

Lieutenant HARRIS:

Use black flag in working with Lieutenant Sizer from highest hill on Sand Island.

A. J. MYER,

Colonel.

General GRANGER:

6.30 p. M. - Fort Powell is apparently evacuated.

A. J. MYER,

Colonel.

General GRANGER:

6.35 p. M. - The upper works of Fort Powell are in ruins.

A. J. MYER,

Colonel.

General GRANGER:

6.40 p. M. - Our gun-boat are near the fort and our sailors in it.

A. J. MYER,

Colonel.