2.Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., June 9th, 1863.Major,—The Commanding General directs that you have held in readiness, at Pocotaligo and Adams Run, transportation to bring six hundred men from the former and five hundred from the latter place to this city at once. The trains will be furnished the Commanding Officers of the Second and Third Districts with as little delay as possible. I have the honor to be, Major, very respectfully, your obdt. servant,
Major Hutson Lee, Chief Quartermaster, etc., etc.:Jno. F. O'Brien, A. A. G.
3.Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., July 9th, 1863.Colonel,—The Commanding General directs that you hold the siege-train in readiness to move at a moment's notice. I have the honor to be, Colonel, very respectfully, your obdt. servant,
Colonel A. J. Gonzales, Chief of Artillery, etc., etc.:Clifton H. Smith, A. A. G.
4.Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., July 10th, 1863.Colonel,—You will repair forthwith to inspect the heavy batteries on James Island, commencing with Fort Pemberton, to determine, on consultation with their Commanding Officers, what are their most pressing wants; and if they can be supplied, you will inform these Headquarters by courier. You will determine, also, whether in any conflict of the enemy's gunboats with the works on James Island the siege-train, or any part thereof, can be used to advantage. Meanwhile, the siege-train should be sent to the most available position on James Island. Respectfully, your obedient servant,
Colonel A. J. Gonzales, Chief of Artillery, etc., etc.:Thomas Jordan, Chief of Staff.
5.Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., July 10th, 1863.Major,—A brigade (Clingman's) is to be sent here from Wilmington. Make every possible exertion to provide for its rapid transportation. Leave nothing undone in your power to accelerate the movement, both from Wilmington to Florence, and thence here. Time is incalculably precious. Respectfully, your obedient servant,
Major Hutson Lee, Chief Quartermaster, etc., etc.:Thomas Jordan, Chief of Staff.
6.Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., July 11th, 1863.General,—I am instructed to inform you of the expected arrival of ten companies from Savannah and one brigade from Wilmington, N. C., and to
Brig.-General R. S. Ripley, Commanding First Military Dist., etc., etc.:
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