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to request that you will surrender. I am, Mr. Mayor, with high respect, your obedient servant. The prophecy of Captain Montgomery, commanding the Confederate river defence fleet, that the enemy . . . will never penetrate farther down the Mississ28, 1863, under orders to report to Major-General Hunter at Beaufort, S. C. Arriving there, it was brigaded under Col. James Montgomery of the 2d South Carolina Volunteers (afterwards 34th U. S. Colored Troops). He was a man of mature years, a veter were out of ammunition, and when some arrived it was of the wrong calibre. So hopeless seemed their position that Colonel Montgomery said, in his bushwhacking way, Now, men, you have done well. I love you all. Each man take care of himself, but Lision with which each began, that the other army would be easy to conquer. Do not let us deceive ourselves, said Col. James Montgomery; a veteran Kansas guerilla, to the present writer, who had commented on the undersized and underfed men who had o