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a most valuable accession. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant, C. H. Davis, Fleet Captain South Atlantic Blockading Squadron. To Flag Officer S. F. Dupont, U. S. N., Com'g South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, Port Royal Harbor, S. C. New-York express narrative. Hilton head, Feb. 6, 1862. It is now about six weeks since the first reconnoissance was made by officers of Gen. Sherman's staff in the direction of Savannah. Previous to that, indeed, Tybee Island had been occupied, and the creeks and sounds that encircle Hilton Head explored; Warsaw and Ossabaw inlets had been entered by gunboats, and several batteries discovered, some of which had been abandoned, and others were still maintained; but until Lieut. Wilson, Chief of Topographical Engineers, was despatched on the reconnoitring party, which left Hilton Head on or about the twenty-fourth of December, no effort had been made to ascertain the feasibility of entering the Savannah River on
. 37. headquarters United States forces, Tybee Island, Ga., April 11--4 A. M. Flag-Officer Du Po headquarters, Department of the South, Tybee Island, Ga., April 10, 1862. To the Commanding Officficer immediately in charge of our works on Tybee Island, for his industry, skill, and patriotic zeace in the construction of the earthworks on Tybee Island; and nothing could be finer or more impresshis department, as you are aware, I visited Tybee Island, (on the thirty-first ult.,) and carefully especial mention, the whole arrangement at Tybee Island meeting my entire approval. Desiring, hoeport that several batteries established on Tybee Island, to operate against Fort Pulaski, opened fi Brig.-General Vols., Commanding U. S. Forces, Tybee and Cockspur Islands, Ga Report of Brigadiwhich, in conjunction with the batteries on Tybee Island, the Fort could be reduced. The expeditithern District, Department of the South, Tybee Island, Ga., April 11, 1862. Major-Gen. D. Hunter, U[8 more...]
Doc. 140.-skirmish at Wilmington Island, Ga. Lieutenant Wilson's report. on board steamer Honduras, off Wilmington Island, Ga., April 17, 1862. Lieut. W L. . M. Burger, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters United States Forces, Tybee Island, Ga.: sir: I have the honor to submit the following for the information of the General commanding: Escorted by seven companies of the Eighth Michigan volunteers, commanded by Col. Fenton, and a small detachment of the Rhode Island artillery, I embarked on the steamer Honduras, at Goat's Point, about eight o'clock yesterday morning, for the purpose of making a reconnoissance of Wilmington Island. Proceeding through Lazaretto Creek, Tybee River, and Wilmington Narrows to Scriven's plantation, two companies, (G and B,) about one hundred and fifteen men, under the command of Capt. Pratt, were landed, with orders to march at once to the south-west end of the island, skirting Turner's Creek on the right, so as to cover the