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ate forces in Florida. Edelemire Mayer, Major Seventh Regiment U. S. S. F., A. A. A. G. headquarters District of Florida, Jacksonville, June 13, 1864. Report of Acting Ensign Sanborn. United States steamer Philadelphia, Port Royal harbor, S. C., September 3, 1864. Sir: It becomes my painful and unpleasant duty to report to you the particulars of the loss of the United States steamer Columbine, under my command, in the St. John's River, on May twenty-third, 1864. On the twenty-second of May, at four A. M., I received orders by the army transport Charles Houghton to report to Lieutenant-Commander L. L. Breese, commanding the United States steamer Ottawa. I reported to him at five A. M., and assisted her in reaching Pilatka. From this place I was by him ordered to proceed to Volusia, and convey such orders as I might receive from General Gordon, to whom he ordered me to report. Reporting to General Gordon at a landing opposite Pilatka, I received orders from General Gor
ble. Officers suffer most from their sharpshooters. Incessant mortar firing from the river, and last night three of their gunboats engaged the lower batteries. May 22. The fire from the enemy's artillery and sharpshooters from the rear was heavy and incessant until noon, when his gunboats opened upon the city, while a determ by the following extracts from the official reports of my several division commanders. General Stevenson says, in his report: On the morning of the twenty-second of May, many indications showed that they (the enemy) contemplated an assault upon the line of General Lee. A tremendous artillery fire was opened and kept up foeing informed of our purpose, immediately surrendered. General Forney, in his report, speaking of the assault upon our intrenchments, says: On the twenty-second of May he assaulted three points on my line, as follows: Three times on my extreme left and extending to General Smith's front; twice on the Jackson road, and twi