War of the Rebellion: Serial 065 Page 0220 S. C., FLA., AND ON THE GA. COAST. Chapter XLVII.

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FORT SUMTER, June 25, 1864 - 11.20 a. m.

Three-hundred-pounder Parrott from middle battery opened on south angle and teazing fire of 30-pounder on gorge wall. Working parties on Gregg and Wagner; gin up at latter.

J. C. MITCHEL,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, June 26, 1864 - 8.30 p. m.

The enemy's tents on Morris Island have considerably increased number; our flag-staff was cut down twice to-day within two minutes; the second time while being replaced, in the face of sharp fire, by Privates Walter Steele, of the Fist Guard Artillery, and D. E. Badger, Company I, Twentieth South Carolina Volunteers, to whose gallantry I beg leave to call attention. The last staff put up has since been splintered. The enemy's staff at Battery Gregg was shot down from Fort Johnson. Private Moses Davis, Gist Guard, has been severely wounded and his leg cut off.

J. C. MITCHEL,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain W. F. NANCE, Assistant Adjutant-General.

SUMTER, June 27, 1864 - 10.20 a. m.

Thirty-four shots fired at fort yesterday; 10 missed. Flag-staff shot away twice. Private Moses Davis, Gist Guard, was struck by a fragment and died in an hour. Small working party at Wagner to-day.

J. C. MITCHEL,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, June 28, 1864 - 10 a. m.

Sixteen shots fired at fort yesterday; 6 missed. Lieutenants Claiborne and Rhett, First South Carolina Infantry [regulars], relieved by Lieutenants Quattlebaum and Stoney, of same command. Everything as usual here this morning. Wagons hauling to Gregg.

J. C. MITCHEL,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, June 29, 1864 - 11 a. m.

Working parties at Gregg and middle battery. All quiet here.

J. C. MITCHEL,

Captain, &c.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.