GUN-BOAT 42, September 11, 1864.
(Received 8.45 p. m.)
Have you any wounded?
Reply.--One negro slightly. Have you any?
Reply.--Yes. Two rather severely.
GUN-BOAT 42, September 12, 1864.
(Received 7.30 a. m.)
I go to the fleet.
Reply.--Go where you choose.
I certify that this is a full and correct copy of messages received and sent by me up to September 15, 1864, from the 4th of September, when I took charge of station at Fort Morgan.
Major, I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
W. F. WARREN,
First Lieutenant, Signal Corps, U. S. Army.
HEADQUARTERS FIRST ALABAMA CAVALRY,
Near Rome, Ga., September 20, 1864.
Captain A. W. EDWARDS,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General:
CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report that companies from this regiment yesterday went over into Texas Valley; could find no enemy nor hear of any more than twenty, supposed to be the Texans that range in that neighborhood. Lieutenant Snelling with his company went down the river road during the night some ten or eleven miles, and reports this morning he saw no force, nor could not hear of any having been there or crossed the river.
I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
F. L. CRAMER,
HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,
New Orleans, La., September 20, 1864.
Major General GORDON GRANGER,
Commanding U. S. Forces, Mobile Bay, &c.:
GENERAL: In view of prospective operations the major-general commanding intends to extend the telegraph lines from this city, via Proctorville, Cat, Ship, Horn, Petit Bois, and Dauphin Islands, to Fort Morgan, and thence to Pensacola. The estimates for the submarine