communicated the information to Governor Call, and made a requisition on him for three hundred mounted men. Sent dispatches to General Armistead, Major Nelson, Major Whiting, Major Childs, Major Thompson. Required a centinel at my quarters for the first time during the war.
May 29. Gov. Call took leave of General J. last night- they conversed until a late hour. Major Vinton called last night for final instructions- he is to go to Pensacola to conduct the operations of the q Masters Department West of Apalachicola. The Steam Boat grounded last night and the Governor is necessarily detained. Nothing heard from Aligator
nor from the principal part of his band. The Governor asked for cartridges, rifle powder, & flints. Genl J. promised to furnish him.
May 30. The Governor called early this morning- breakfasted with Genl J- discussed with him a plan for the defense of the frontier during the summer. Genl J. made a requisition on him for troops to be stationed West of the Suwannee. He promised to make every effort to sustain Genl J. and to furnish all the troops he should find necessary. He departed about ten oclock on his return home.