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will be from the force gathering on his footsteps. His best base would be from this to the Stono, having no less than four fine estuaries to connect with the squadron, namely, Broad River, the rivers emptying into St. Helena, North-Edisto, and Stono, giving him ample means of supply, conveniently distributed, with the flank of Charleston at one hand and that of Savannah on the other, with the choice of falling on either. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant, J.January 24, 1865. Admiral Dahlgren: dear Admiral: Weather is now fine, and promises us dry land. I will go to-day to Pocotaligo and Coosawhatchie; to-morrow will demonstrate on Salkehatchie, and would be obliged if you would fire up Edisto or Stono, just to make the enemy uneasy on that flank, and to develop if he intends to hold fast to Charleston and Columbia both. It will take five days for Slocum to get out of the savannas of Savannah, and during that time I will keep Howard seemingl
ver, to John's and Wadnelow Island, to march them in two columns, one on each side the Bohickee Creek to the dry landings at the Grimballs on either side of the Stono River, to take the rebel batteries at its mouth in the rear; and after thus opening the river to our gunboats, to dash across the lower part of James Island to Fort Jllery under the fire of our gunboats. About the thirteenth of May, the steamer Planter, seized by slaves, came from Charleston. They brought the news that the Stono River was open and the rebel batteries dismantled there, and corroborated the previous information. And on the sixteenth, five deserters from Fort Sumter, by way of managed, remained to transport the one thousand horses--seventy to eighty at a time only--the ten guns, and the six to seven thousand men, to the Edisto and the Stono River. These boats were, however, pushed to the uttermost; one of them making daily trips for several days to the Edisto, unloading at night upon a muffled wharf, fo