am, with some armed transports, went up the James River to Lower Brandon and destroyed a large quanomattox, and Osborn nineteen miles down the James River from Richmond.
The banks of both rivers ars Fort Pocahontas, on the north side of the James River, and at Fort Powhatan, shortly above, on thy embark his troops at Newport News [on the James River], transfer them to Acquia Creek [near Washiusand men — to operate on the south side of James River, Richmond being your objective point.
To tyour holding close to the south bank of the James River as you advance.
Then, should the enemy be join me there, i. e., on the north bank of the James, thus scooping Richmond out of the Confederacyles K. Graham, moved at night on the 4th up James River, destroyed the enemy's signal stations, ands, having in view an early demonstration up James River from the right of our position.
And with the send up a force along the north bank of the James to search for torpedoes, and the wires and bat