CHAFFIN’S BLUFF, September 29, 1864 – 3 p. m.
GENERAL: The attack on Fort Gilmer was repulsed by Generals Field and Gregg, handsomely. We will take the offensive as soon as troops come up.
R. S. EWELL.
(Copy sent to Secretary of War.)
- The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 1 (Serial Number 87), page 937 ↩