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Pocotaligo, Oct. 22d, 1862.
Genl. Jordan:
A column of the enemy are marching up from Mackay's Point; force not yet known.


Pocotaligo, Oct. 22d, 1862.
Genl. Beauregard:
The enemy's gunboats are going up Bee's Creek; they are probably aiming at Coosawhatchie. Perhaps they will land at Bee's Creek Landing, which they have not reached yet.


Pocotaligo, Oct. 22d, 1862.
Brig.-Genl. Jordan:
Thirteen of enemy's vessels are off Mackay's Point. Two companies have already landed. Also landing at Seabrook's Island.


Charleston, S. C., Oct. 22d, 1862.
General,—Our line has failed south of Pocotaligo. The operator at that place supposes the Federals have gained the railroad at Coosawhatchie, and have destroyed our line. We have connection via Augusta with Savannah and Hardeeville.

Respectfully,


Pocotaligo, Oct. 22d, 1862.
Genl. Beauregard:
The enemy have possession of Coosawhatchie. Hurry on reinforcements.


Pocotaligo, Oct. 22d, 1862.
Brig.-Genl. Jordan:
I have retired to old plantation, one mile from the station. If compelled I shall fall back to Saltketcher Bridge.


Pocotaligo, Oct. 22d, 1862.
Genl. Beauregard:
I have retired to the junction of the Mackay's Point road and the road between Pocotaligo and Coosawa. Several of our men killed and wounded. The force of the enemy engaged is not very heavy. I do not know what reserves they may have.


Pocotaligo, Oct. 22d, 1862.
Brig.-Genl. Jordan:
Reinforcements of infantry and artillery from Savannah should be sent at once to Grahamville; those from Charleston to Pocotaligo. Both points are threatened in force.


When the reinforcements arrive I shall direct one-half to move on enemy's flank. I am at Old Pocotaligo. I believe I can hold my position, and that the enemy will be beaten.


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