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Table of effects of projectiles on walls of Fort Sumter-Continued.

Caster

No. Projectil Penetrati Pentetion Height Height

e on

Feet Inches Feet Inches

46 .. .. ... ... ..

47 11-inch .. ... ... ...

48 .. 2 4 5 ...

49 .. ... ... ... ...

50 ... 1 5 3 ...

51 11-inch 2 6 5 ...

52 15-inch ... .. ... ...

53 11-inch ... ... ... ...

54 ... ... ... ... ...

55 ... .. ... ... ...

Carter.

No. Width Width Remarks

Feet Inches

46 .... ....

47 .... .... Scaled; very oblique.

48 5 .... Exploding shell; cracked

parapet wall.

49 .... .... Knocked out iron embrasure

slab 1 foot wide, 6 inches

thick, 3 feet long; indented

it 1 1\4 inches and broke

it in three pieces; shook

masonry

50 3 6 No serious injury

51 7 ... Brick traverse; east pan

coupe.

52 .. ... Entered western quarters

and exploded, damaging

walls.

53 ... .. Entered western quarters and

remained in quarters

54 ... ... Demolished 10-inch columbiad

carriage and chassis in

southwest angle.

55 ... ... Struck end stone masonry

berm southeast angle; four

small holes knocked in brick

arch roof of eastern quarters

by grazing shots or

fragments from traverse

WILLIAM H. ECHOLS,

Major, Engineers.

[Inclosure Numbers 6.]

Table showing the number,kind, and position of guns in action, and number and king of projectiles used against the iron-clad fleet before Charleston, April 7, 1863.

Location No. Kind of gun Projectile Shots

Fort Sumter; 2 7-inch Brooke Wrought-iron 89

rifles bolts

810 shots, 4 10-inch Solid shot 120

columbiads

east and 4 8-inch Solid shot 160

columbiads

northeast 5 42-pounder Shot and bolts 138

rifles

faces; 2 9-inch Shot 54

Dahlgrens

barbette. 3 10-inch sea- Shells filled 40

{coast mortars with melted

iron

First 2 8-inch shell Shot 60

guns (navy)

tier 2 8-inch guns Shot 50

(navy)

casemate {8 32-pounders Shot 100

Second tier 1 42-pounder Shot 2

casemate. rifle

Fort 9 8-inch Shot and 5 344

columbiads incendiary

shells

Moultrie, 5 32-pounder 192 bolts; 38 230

rifle shells

886 5 32-pounders Shot 243

shots {2 10-inch sea- Shells 51

coast mortars

Battery Bee, 5 10-inch Shot 225

columbiads

283 shots {1 8-inch Shot 58

columbiad

Battery .. 8-inch Shot 64

columbiads

Beauregard, 1 32-pounder 41 bolts (75 ..

rifle pound); 45

shots

157 shots {2 .. 7 shells 93

Cummings 1 10-inch Shot 37

Point, columbiad

65 shots {1 9-inch Shells 28

Dahlgren

Battery 1 32-pounder Shells 9

rifle

Wagner, 1 24-pounder Shells 1

rifle

26 shots {2 32-pounders Shot 16

Number of guns, 69; total number of shots fired, 2, 209.

WILLIAM H. ECHOLS,

Major, Engineers.