9.30 a. m.--I expect the Stockdale to-day from Ship Island. Will send her as soon as she comes.
BATTERY SHORE STATION--10 a. m.
Please send me the friction chocks and a glass as soon as convenient.
D. R. CASSEL.
10 a. m.--Sent the same to the Brooklyn.
LAURA--10.20 a. m.
Will you send a pilot to the Alabama to take her out to sea?
10.20 a. m.--Send the Alabama here and I will give her a pilot.
FORT GAINES--4 p. m.
Lieutenant Sizer is sick and unable to go on board the ram Tennessee.
BATTERY SHORE STATION--6.30 p. m.
Send me a gunner's quadrant. I cannot direct my fire without it.
6.30 p. m.--Sent above to the Brooklyn.
Monitors WINNEBAGO and Chickasaw:
5.40 a. m.--Move down and open on the fort.
Chickasaw--8.50 a. m.
Please not fire over the monitor.
Chickasaw--8.55 a. m.
Your shells fall in the water just beyond us a ship's length.
CAPTAIN OF Chickasaw.
BATTERY SHORE STATION--10.15 a. m.
The ships outside are firing into my left batteries. Please order them nearer to the fort.
The firing is excellent. Two guns are dismounted in the fort and the two service magazines blown up.
10.35 a. m.--The admiral is glad to hear it.
RAM TENNESSEE--11 a. m.
Will I fire all night?