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FORT SUMTER, July 22, 1864 - 8 a. m.

Eighteen Parrott shells fired at the fort, all of which struck; 29 mortar shells, 9 of which missed. No casualties; no damages. Quartermaster's boats did not come down last night; no reason why they should not.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, July 23, 1864 - 5 a. m.

Fifty-six Parrott shells fired at the fort, of which 23 missed; 4 mortar shells, 2 missed. No casualties. Considerable progress made during the night in the repair of damages.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, July 23, 1864 - 10.30 a. m.

Enemy commenced an earth-work last night about 100 yards from Gregg and connected with it by a covered way, on which they have made considerable progress. The firing is from Gregg at southwest angle, one gun, and from middle battery at south angle, two guns, one of them the 10-inch Parrott.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, July 23, 1864.

One hundred and eighty-eight shots from parrott guns fired at fort to-day; 33 missed. No casualties.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, July 24, 1864.

CAPTAIN: Forty-nine shots from Parrott guns fired at the fort during the night; 17 missed. No casualties.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.