To Hilton Head.
slate-colored cloud with a ragged tail to
it, which seemed to diminish to a thread as
it approached the agitated surface of the water
it rose and fell, finally being drawn up-
wards and disappearing.
24. Sunday. Another lost day.
25. Monday. Off by 2 P.M. A rough
sea and rain storms.
26. Tuesday. Hilton Head again. A
gun fired to bid us lie-to. Arrival of Dr
Crispell in fatigue, cap, heavy military cloak
and waterproof overalls. He is the centre of
a crowd of us and says that he has orders
to board every vessel in anticipation of the
Yellow Fever. We learn that Halpine has
gone to Washington to assume a position
on the staff of Gen. Halleck that the negro
regiment has been disbanded because Gen.
Hunter couldn�t get money to pay the men or
clothing from the government. A storm
of rain. Crispell goes off on the little tug
which brought him, to return again in the
afternoon, with the agreeable information that
Gen. Hunter has condemned us to a fortnight�s
quarantine in St. Helena Sound. Crispell,
who was a pro-slavery democrat, ridiculed
Hunter representing him as an old woman,