SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 1864.
I have a deserter from Fort Morgan. It is essential that you see him. He is at the wharf.
When do you send a boat to Pensacola?
H. W. CLOSSON,
Captain and Chief of Artillery.
Not perhaps for some days. But if important will do so at once.
TRANSPORT ALABAMA--3 p. m.
I would like to have a pilot. Can you send one from the Laura?
3.05 p. m.--Go to the ram Tennessee without a pilot and discharge your coal.
JAS. E. MONTGOMERY,
Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.
With Mortar Batteries:
I wish to see you on board the Laura.
Numbers Nothing important.
On board Laura--9.10 p. m.
At Engineer Headquarters:
General Granger says magazines must be finished by noon to-morrow. See Lieutenant Allen and ask him to take my tour at 3 a. m.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 1864.
6.15 a. m.--Push ahead magazines for mortars and heavy guns. Shall be up soon.
Lieutenant, Engineer Corps, U. S. Army.
8.25 a. m.--What was the meaning of that firing this morning?
MOBILE POINT--8.29 a. m.
The enemy threw grape on the working party without doing any damage.