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work done on it last night still remains. Number of shots, 131; hit, 114; missed, 17. The fleet is unchanged, except in the absence of two blockaders. The nearest monitor was observed to have beams projecting from the sides similar to the Ironsides. No casualties.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. ELLIOTT, JR.,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.

Lieutenant S. C. BOYLSTON,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

Record of shots fired at Fort Sumter during the month of January, 1864.

Dat Stru Stru Stru Stru Stru Miss Miss Miss Miss Mis

e. ck. ck. ck. ck. ck. ed. ed. ed. ed. sed

.

Land Mort Shot Mort Tota Day Day Nigh Tota Tot

guns ar s at ar l shot mort t l al

. shel nigh shel stru s. ar shel miss fir

ls. t. ls ck. shot ls. ed. ed.

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Jan 7 .. .. 7 2 .. .. 2 9

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10.

.

26 1 .. .. .. 1 1 .. .. 1 2

27 3 2 .. 5 .. .. .. .. 5

..

28 .. .. .. 82 82 .. .. 41 41 123

29 129 7 .. .. 136 27 6 .. 33 169

30 138 .. .. .. 138 21 .. .. 21 159

31 114 .. .. .. 114 17 .. .. 17 131

Gra 392 7 2 82 483 68 6 41 115 598

nd

tot

al.

.

Respectfully submitted.

S. ELLIOTT, JR.,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.

FORT SUMTER, February 1, 1864.

There has been no firing on the fort to-day.

S. ELLIOTT, JR.,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.

Lieutenant S. C. BOYLSTON,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, February 1,1 864.

I have the honor to report that the firing was discontinued last night. A steamer and schooner discharged full cargoes of sand. An alarm was caused by the firing of a musket to seaward of the fort. The parapet was manned very satisfactorily.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. ELLIOTT, JR.,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.

Lieutenant S. C. BOYLSTON,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.