o transport steamers Cosmopolitan, Dictator and Delaware, the former making within one week two trips to Hilton Head and Beaufort.
It is, perhaps, not out of place to recommend that no general hospital, beyond those already existing, be establisheuestion How many I had already?
ran in direct line against the assurance given me. The question, How many there were at Beaufort?
I justly thought could better and more accurately be answered from the reports of my successor, the Chief of General H my doubts were certainly not dispelled by the circumstance, that when, by transport General Hunter, six ambulances from Beaufort had arrived, they were stripped and empty, and minus their horses — an oversight which, to remedy, the transport had to return to Beaufort, with my respectful caution: be sure to not forget the harness.
Late in the evening the transport re-arrived at the Hilton Head wharf, and I ascertained then the neglect, that neither driver nor forage had come along; that the hor