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he commanders were obliged to anchor their vessels off Beaufort, N. C., on an open coast, with protection only from the northome misunderstanding, had ordered that no more be sent to Beaufort.
The naval ammunition had not all arrived from Hampton Rlable.
Fortunately, a fair wind brought all this down to Beaufort, and matters looked more cheerful; the Navy also seized the Army coal in Beaufort, upon the plea that necessity knows no law.
It is difficult to appreciate the hardships and delauld think any man crazy who was rash enough to anchor off Beaufort one night, much less ride out a gale there.
It was rough.
On January 8th, 1865, General A. H. Terry arrived at Beaufort, and communicated the intelligence that he was in command good.
It was arranged that the fleet should sail from Beaufort on the 12th of January.
This was done — the Navy sailingr.; Acting-Third-Assistant, A. D. Wood.
Naval station, Beaufort.
Lieutenant-Commander, W. C. West; Acting-Assistant Pa
I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, W. B. Cushing, Lieutenant, Commanding. Rear-Admiral David D. Porter, Commanding North Atlantic Squadron, etc.
Report of Acting-Master H. W. Grinnell.
Headquarters Sherman's Army, Fayetteville, N. C., March 12, 1865.
Sir — I have the honor to report that I have this day succeeded in handing to Major-General Sherman the cypher dispatch intrusted to me by Major-General Schofield at Wilmington, North Carolina, on the 4th instant.
I ral Sherman says: Without wasting time or labor on Branchville or Charleston, which I knew the enemy could no longer hold, I turned all the columns straight on Columbia.
From Columbia, after making a feint on Charleston, Sherman advanced to Fayetteville and Goldsborough, while preparations were making by the Federal Generals on the sea-coast to effect a junction with his army--one body of troops to advance from Wilmington, N. C., and the other from Newbern.
All the troops that had occupied