causewarrant him to take in takeing immediate action for our protection but whether he placed this information before the proper authorities at Washington remains to be seen.
4 Benjamin F. Butler
5 John J. Peck
General Peck seemingly dispairing of getting any help from Fortress Monroe, has been doing all in his power to prepare for the assaults of the enemy. To add however, to our seeming misfortunes I am creditably informed to day that General Peck has been releived of his Command by General Butler & has been ordered to report to Fortress Monroe. This fact occurring at the very hour the