War of the Rebellion: Serial 020 Page 0267 Chapter XXVI. ENGAGEMENT IN CHARLESTON HARBOR, S. C.

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FORT SUMTER, S. C., April 13, 1863.

Lieutenant S. C. BOYLESTON,

Adjutant First Regiment South Carolina Artillery:

SIR: I have the honor to submit the above list of causalities in this garrison on 7th of April, 1863.

Your obedient servant,

M . S. MOORE,

Surgeon, Provisional Forces Confederate States.

[Inclosure Numbers 2.]

HDQRS. FIRST Regiment SOUTH CAROLINA ARTILLERY, Fort Sumter, April 11 [?], 1863.

W. F. NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to inclose copy of dispatches received from Ironside during the last few days.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ALFRED RHEET,

Colonel, Commanding.

[Sub-inclosure.]

APRIL 9, 1863.

1st. Captain G.: He is in bad condition, having been --- days out in a gale.

2nd. Captain G.: A good steamer had better watch Bull's Bay, as it is now the principal approach to Charleston. Send raft.

ADM'R'L D.

3rd. If Captain Reynolds desires to come in by the tug to the Ironside to do so.

4th. Captain G.: Send schooner immediately to Port Royal.

ADM'R'L D.

5th. "Be there an attack this p. m.?" Question from the Powhatan to the Ironside. Answer. "No attack to-day."

APRIL 10, 1863.

1st. Report vessel Wunkoin [?] when sailed for Port Royal.

d. Get hawsers for ordnance schooner.

ADM'L D.

3rd. Detain provision schooner.

ADM'L D.

4th. Captain G.: I learn that our mail was forwarded by an army steamer. Send Bibb for it to Stono.

ADM'L D.

5th. Captain. G.: Send aid immediately to ordnance --, making signals. Send all ordnance schooner to North Edisto.

ADM'L D.

6th. -- -- was sent from Port Royal.

RODG'RS.--G. R. S.

7th. -- any means of finding out by W. S. A. T.