Request from Brigadier General Seymour.
Commanding Officer, U.S. Forces, District of Florida,
asking for permission to remain across the St. Mary's


Sanderson, February 13, 1864

General Gillmore

GENERAL: To leave the South Fork of the Saint Mary's will make it impossible for us to advance again. I have no apprehension of the force you mention. If you can push a part of Guss' force to King's Ferry, supported by gun-boats, there need be no danger from anything but annoyance. Henry will go where I have already mentioned. I would like to see you at Baldwin if you can come up. All goes well here, and there are several operations of importance that can be effected, upon which I should like to consult you

T. Seymour.

Copied from The Official Records of the War of Rebellion.

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