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ar-admiral Farragut. headquarters, Fort Gaines, August 7, 1864. To Admiral Farragut, Commanding Naval Forces off Dauphin Island: Feeling my inability to maintain my present position longer than you may see fit to open upon me with the fleet, e surrender of Fort Gaines, I have to say that, after communicating with General Granger, in command of our forces on Dauphin Island, the only offers we can make are-- First. The unconditional surrender of yourself and the garrison of Fort Gainesaines should be the first invested, engaging to have a force in the sound ready to protect the landing of the army on Dauphin Island in the rear of that fort, and I assigned Lieutenant Commander De Krafft, of the Conemaugh, to that duty. On the fimseh was not ready. General Granger, however, to my mortification, was up to time, and the troops actually landed on Dauphin Island. As subsequent events proved, the delay turned to our advantage, as the rebels were busily engaged during the four