Charleston, May 30.
of this morning, says that the enemy, in strong force of infantry, cavalry and artillery, landed at Page's Point
, Thursday morning, and advanced towards Pocotaligo
, within two miles of the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. --Our force, though inferior in numbers held the enemy in check until reinforcements arrived, when the enemy retreated to their boats, the Confederate forces pursuing them.
It was thought that the engagement would be resumed last night or this morning.
Two Confederates are reported killed.
's horse was shot under him at Secessionville
, and also at Pemberton
The enemy's gunboats threw a few shell, bonded to injury.
They also shelled the Newtown Col
. The engagement lasted three hours doing no injury to our side.
One Federal gunboat was disabled.
says the mast was shot away.
It is thought the light will be resumed this morning.