Austerlitz 1805: The fate of empires by Ian Castle

By Ian Castle

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Referring to Secretary's telegram of yesterday to take advantage of delay to increase our forces as much as possible', I have to say steamer Florida was disabled yesterday by collision. The chief quarterma~ter reports to me this morning that practically the available space is now occupied on the transports that are now here, unless they were cI'owded more than is advisable, considering weather and long distance to go. There is an excellent division here of volunteers that I would like to have addeu to my forces, and that was intended to go, if transports can be sent to embark it.

Expect to be able to start Saturday morning. SHAFTER, Major-General. ] ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, June 1,1898. : The Secretary of Navy submits the following memorandum: Annapolis has gone to Tampa, having instructions to arrange to convey transports, which are off Tortugas, and the Castine, Helena, and Ho'rnet will leave for Tampa to-day. It is npt deemed advisable to send more vessels to Tampa, as it is difficult to coal. At Tortugas the following are to join the transports: The Indiana, Banfffoft, Vesuvius, Wompatuck, Scorpion, Manning, and Osceola.

Is out of the question on account of smallpox; also Savannah, Mobile, and Tampa, on account of threatened yellow fever and low malarial fevers. If the above arrangement is approved, it will leave a reasonable number of troops at Chickamauga, Fernandina, and Miami, and the general plan as suggested in my letter of May 27 can be continued without interruption if we can have the full protection of the Navy. Please inform me if the above disposition of the troops meets with your approval. Army. Official copy respectfully furnished by mail.

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