to an assault.
（4) Four of the (6) six thirty-pounder Parrott guns were placed in the works during the night of the twentieth, and the other two were being put in, when it was found that the enemy had evacuated in our front, much to the chagrin ly to one of the rebel gunboats, which had been reported advancing up the river from Savannah.
During the night of the twentieth, the remaining four guns of heavy battery were placed in position in Forts Nos. Two and Three.
Early in the morning of thirteenth, nineteen rounds of ammunition were expended, mostly thrown into the city.
Twenty rounds were fired on the twentieth, at a boat which had moved up from the city, and was annoying our troops on Hutchinson's Island.
Battery moved into Sasion, at Cherokee Hill.
The balance of battery kept its position on the river until eleven o'clock A. M., on the twentieth instant, when I received orders to move my battery, except the section at Cherokee Hill, to the city of Savannah, where I a