l Gillmore's report.
Headquarters D. S., Hilton head, S. C., March 7, 1864. Major-General Halleck, General-in-Chief U. S.A., Washington, D. C.:
I have the honor to submit herewith copies of certain letters and telegraphic despatches which co Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, and in pursuance of instructions received from the President of the United States, Major John Hay, Assistant Adjutant-General, will proceed to Fernandina, Florida, and other convenient points in thatxception — I submit his statement, to which you will probably attach more credit than to any assertion of mine:
United States steamer Planter, land's end, South-Carolina, April 4, 1864. To the Editors of the Evening Post:
Please allow me, tme Captain Hamilton's battery became endangered, and he cried out to our men for God's sake to save his battery.
Our United States flag, after three sergeants had forfeited their lives by bearing it during the fight, was planted on the battery by L