Has NG's letter of "the 23d
." Lee has informed NG of the "Little Success on Georgetown, which coud not be greater without artillery."[1
] Col. [John] Watson-Tadwell marched for Camden "Last Wednesday" [24 January]
, leaving forty men at Wright's Bluff. That post is on a "very Steep hill, picquetted & double abatis." Marion and Lee "are going Against" it.[2
] The swollen Santee River prevented them from attempting to bring off the stores at Colonel Thompson's.[3
] Marion hopes soon to "Acquaint" NG with their successes. "Colo
Lee's Interprising Genuis promises much."