DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH,
Head, S. C., March 12, 1864.
and Elder’s Batteries will have to remain as now organized, which organization was approved and desired by them before
they went to Florida. There is more artillery now in Florida than it is the intention to leave there. Palatka should be fortified
at once. The Third New Hampshire Mounted Infantry will be sent to General Seymour in a few days.
SOURCE: The war of the rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union
and Confederate armies. ; Series 1 - Volume 35 (Part II); page 17.