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ire, in as much as the retreat was at best of doubtful feasibility, and the nature of the movement would have been thereby revealed to the enemy, and its success still further jeoparded, if not entirely frustrated. I believe that in consequence of the manner in which the evacuation of the island was effected, it was unknown to the enemy until it had been fully accomplished, and this conviction is strengthened by their failure to take advantage of the entire command of Station- creek and Beaufort river, to cut off the retreat at Jenkins's Landing, and especially at Whitehall Ferry. The body of the command reached the landing at Station creek and crossed to Dr. Junkins's plantation during the night, and after resting a short time at the latter place, resumed the march for Beaufort, where it arrived early Friday morning. The town was deserted by the white population, and no representative of the Quartermaster's or Commissary's departments, or other person in authority, could be foun