ON BOARD THE LAURA - 3.10 p. M.
Shall the Laura come; when; and shall she bring the barge with the artillery?
FLAG-SHIP - 3.15 p. M.
Send the Laura but not the barge.
Come on board the Battle immediately.
Captains WILLIAMSON and CLOSSON,
Come aboard immediately.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 1864.
7.30 a. M. - I shall send a boat to Pensacola this morning. Do you wish to send for anything?
No record of the reply to above message.
Major F. W. MARSTON:
6.30 p. M. - Will you not establish a station near our batteries on shore, by Lieutenant Harris or Sergeant Nicholas? They seem to have but Captain Walker's station.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 1864.
9 p. M. - I am going up to Dog River to-morrow at 8 p. M. Would you like to go?
MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 1864.
9 a. M. - General Granger thinks it would be best to commence putting the navy guns ashore at once.
HENRY W. CLOSSON,
Captain and Chief of Artillery.