War of the Rebellion: Serial 065 Page 0216 S. C., FLA., AND ON THE GA. COAST. Chapter XLVII.

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FORT SUMTER, June 4, 1864 - 7.40 p. m.

All right. Enemy recommenced mortar fire about 9 this morning; fired 23 shots, of which 10 missed.

J. C. MITCHEL,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, June 5, 1864 - 9.25 a. m.

Thirty-seven mortar shells fired since last report; 23 missed. Fleet as usual. Calcium light shown last night from Battery Gregg.

J. C. MITCHEL,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, June 5, 1864 - 8.20 p. m.

Thirty-nine mortar shells fired at fort since last report; 21 missed. Also 8 Parrott shells; 1 missed. No one hurt.

J. C. MITCHEL,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SUMTER, June 6, 1864.

No shots since last report. The Ironsides has moved out over the bar, and lies now about 6 miles off.

J. C. MITCHEL,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, June 7, 1864 - 9.30 a. m.

Five Parrott shells fired at fort yesterday evening; 2 missing. The Ironsides not in sight this morning.

J. C. MITCHEL,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, June 9, 1864 - 10.15 a. m.

Everything quiet here this morning. Four shots fired at fort yesterday evening; 2 missed.

J. C. MITCHEL,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.