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the south fork of St. Mary's as soon as Henry returns. I hope he will be in this morning. Gillmore at once responded: I want your command at and beyond Baldwin concentrated at Baldwin without delay. Seymour replied, insisting that To leave the south fork of the St. Mary's will make it impossible for us to advance again ; but intimated no purpose to make such advance without orders. Gillmore thereupon returned to Hilton Head; and was very soon thunderstruck by receiving Feb. 18--dated Feb. 17. a letter from Seymour, saying that he had been compelled to remain where his men could be fed; but adding Not enough supplies could be accumulated to permit me to execute my intention of moving to the Suwanee river. But I now propose to go without supplies; and asking that an iron-clad demonstration be made up the Savannah, to prevent the dispatch of Rebel forces from Georgia to Finnegan! Gillmore at once wrote him a strong remonstrance against the madness of his proj
res, railroad bridges, two iron-clads, and some vessels in the ship-yard. Among the captured property were 200 pieces of artillery; spiked and temporarily disabled, as they could not be brought off. The Yankees occupied Charleston on the 18th of February. A scarred city, blackened by fire, with evidences of destruction and ruin wrought by the enemy at almost every step, had at last come into their possession; but not until a heroic defense, running through nearly four years, and at last onleen him and Columbia, while Cheatham's force (the remnant of Hood's army) was moving parallel with our advance still farther to the left. But, on crossing the Saluda, Feb. 17. Wheeler was found to be ahead; and our cavalry marched all day Feb. 18. parallel with Cheatham's corps, moving at times within three miles--a difficult stream forbidding an attempt to strike the enemy in flank, as he was strung along the road. Crossing the Greenville and Columbia road, Kilpatrick tore it up down t