litia, Governor Brown issued an order to Col. A. R. Lawton, commanding the First volunteer regimentt Savannah for the honor of this service.
Colonel Lawton selected details from the Chatham artilleruarters without duress.
The militia under Colonel Lawton immediately hoisted a State flag—a red lond occupied by Georgia troops, commanded by Colonel Lawton.
I was received with great civility, and their possession.
A day or two later, Col. A. R. Lawton, in command at Savannah, under instructie of Captain Whiting, refused to recognize Colonel Lawton's authority, or to allow Lieutenant Bassinon Captain Whiting's return, January 28th, Colonel Lawton addressed him the following letter:
Sihich was unheeded, Governor Brown directed Colonel Lawton to order out sufficient military force andf New York who own them.
Under this order Colonel Lawton, February 8th, put detachments of the Phoe
Three more vessels were taken in hand by Colonel Lawton, two of which were advertised for sale, wh