's tent there were also found a number of silk dresses, giving the idea that a lady, probably the Colonel's wife, had been sharing his camp-life.
pass, April 4, 3 P. M.
Major--Gen. M. Lovell: At two o'clock on the morning of the third, Capt. Green, commanding post, was ordered, by Colonel Deason, to join him immediately, with his command, as the enemy, two thousand strong, had landed at Biloxi.
Capt. Green left at sunrise, and reached the vicinity of Handsboro by eight o'clock, with thCapt. Green left at sunrise, and reached the vicinity of Handsboro by eight o'clock, with the whole command, and was halted, by Col. Deason's orders, until two o'clock of this morning, where having arrived, I moved forward en route to Biloxi.
As I passed through Handsboro, I was informed the enemy had left.
I started on return for the Pass, at seven A. M., and when five miles from my camp, my advance-guard informed me that three gunboats and one transport were approaching Pass Christian wharf.
They began shelling the town at once, and are now landing men in considerable force — abo
Laura, Ferklenberg, Charleston, cotton and lumber.
Carrie Sandford, Haggett, St. John's, Fla., naval stores.
March17.Sloop Coquette, Moore, Charleston, cotton.
Argyle, Davis, Charleston, cotton and naval stores.
Victoria, Fowler, St. John's, Fla., naval stores.
Annie Deans, Morse, Fernandina, Fla., naval stores.
March27.Steamship Nashville, Gooding, Georgetown, S. C., ballast.
Pride, Davis, Georgetown, S. C., cotton.
April5.Steamship Economist, Burdge, Charleston, cotton.
Rutherford, Green, Charleston, cotton.
Sarah, Russell, Charleston, cotton.
Acorn, Habenicht, Charleston, cotton.
Louisa, Tolle, Charleston, cotton.
Chase, Habenicht, Charleston cotton.
Elizabeth, Rumley, Charleston, cotton.
April10.Steamship Cecile, Carling, Charleston, cotton.
Total fifty-eight, of which thirty-five since first of January.