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Here are a few bits and pieces as follows:

Report of Brig. Gen. Alpheus Williams, U. S. Army, commanding
Twentieth Army Corps.
Headquarters Twentieth Corps,
Savannah, Ga., January 9, 1865

…On the following morning (10th of December) the corps moved down to Monteith Station, on the Charleston railroad, and, after destroying some miles of the road, marched to near the Five-Mile post on the Augusta and Savannah Railroad. At this point, meeting with the enemy’s strong line of defenses behind swamps and artificial ponds, the corps was ordered to encamp for the night. During the afternoon a party of foragers, with some cavalry, succeeded in bringing to and capturing, near the foot of Argyle Island, a rebel dispatch boat, called the Ida, having on board Colonel Clinch, of General Hardee’s staff, with dispatches for gun-boats above. The boat was unfortunately set on fire and burned….

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