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respectfully, &c. S. F. Dupont, Flag Officer. To the Hon. Gidson Welles. United States Steamer Mohican, Off Brunswick, Fla., March 10, 1862. Sir: I have the honor to report that in obedience to your order of March 5th, I left Fernandina on the morning of the 8th, accompanied by the Pocahontas Lieutenant Commanding Balone, and the Potomac, Lieutenant Commanding Warmough, and crossed Fernandina but with just water enough to comfortably float this ship; made the best of my way toFernandina but with just water enough to comfortably float this ship; made the best of my way to as Simon's bar, and reached it at deal low water, passing it and getting into St. Simon's channel, through which it carried about seventeen feet, to within two miles of the forts, which we could plainly use, commanding St. Simon's entrance. Here at sundown, I anchored for the night. After dark I shifted the anchorage of the ship to alter the range of any guns that might be after in the batteries. At daylight made preparations to pass the batteries, and at sunrise weighed anchor and stood