narrow rivers and arms of the sea, making an intricate network of water-courses.
At intervals the groups of islands are broken by large estuaries at the mouths of rivers.
There are five of these between Charleston and Savannah— Stono Inlet, North Edisto, South Edisto, St. Helena, and Port Royal.
Below Tybee Roads, the entrance to Savannah, the same formation continues, with six important sounds— Wassaw, Ossabaw, St. Catherine, Sapelo, Doboy, and Altamaha.
Brunswick is the only town of imporeamer Powhatan; sloops-of-war Canandaigua and Housatonic; steamers Flag, Quaker City, James Adger, Augusta, Huron, and Memphis; schooners G. W. Blunt and America.
In Stono Inlet, the steamers Pawnee, Unadilla, and Commodore McDonough.
In North Edisto, the steamer South Carolina.
In St. Helena, the bark Kingfisher.
In Wassaw, the monitor Passaic, and steamer Marblehead.
In Ossabaw, the monitor Montauk, gunboats Seneca and Wissahickon, and steamer Dawn.
Guarding St. Catherine's,