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nd during the next day I received your order in relation to matters in Galveston. During the four days I removed the two 24-pounders, and also the two guns at South battery were unspiked and removed and all of them have been safely landed at Virginia point. I caused the people of the city to be fully notified in relation to matters which you directed they should be advised of. All machinery of any value was removed. The civil authorities removed all county records of every kind and all the ret property of any value, except the 10-inch gun at Fort Point, and a large majority of the population of the city left their houses and the island. The troops having all been removed in accordance with your orders, I left with my staff for Virginia point, leaving a sufficient force to hold the battery at the south end of the railroad bridge, and that evening I reported at this place to Col. X. B. Debray, commanding sub-military district of Houston. It affords me great pleasure to state that
d and their artillery to be removed to the mainland at Virginia point, where sand works had been raised. Indeed, this was asmall force which had been left in the city retired to Virginia point, the city itself being almost deserted by its inhabitan Smith was the naval commander. General Magruder at Virginia point was actively organizing his land forces. The recapmained a day or two in Houston, and then proceeding to Virginia point, on the mainland, opposite to Galveston island, I took. The railway track had been permitted to remain from Virginia point to Galveston, and by its means I purposed to transportant-Colonel Manly, of Cook's regiment, was ordered to Virginia point to defend that work, which was our base of operations,Lieutenant-Colonel Manly sustained the operations from Virginia point with great ability and activity. Capt. W. J. Pendlet former by my order remained in charge of his depot at Virginia point, while the latter discharged gallantly his duties on t