War of the Rebellion: Serial 065 Page 0231 Chapter XLVII. OPERATIONS IN CHARLESTON HARBOR, ETC.

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FORT SUMTER, July 29, 1864.

Thirty Parrott shots fired at fort last night, 13 missed; 61 mortar shells, 30 missed. One of the 8-inch Parrotts at Gregg was missing yesterday, and the enemy are now mounting another in its place. No casualties.

HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, July 29, 1864 - 7 p. m.

One hundred and seventy-seven shells fired at the fort to-day, of which 29 missed; 66 mortar shells, of which 24 missed. Simeon Percy, private, Company F, First South Carolina Infantry, wounded in the head. Two negroes wounded. Firing more diversified. Two-hundred-pounder mounted and opened from Gregg.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, July 30, 1864 - 9.15 a. m.

(Received 11 a. m.)

Fifty-two Parrott shells fired at the fort last night, 31 missed; 64 mortar shells, 22 missed. Two negroes wounded, 1 severely. Firing this morning from 10-inch Parrott at middle battery. Two 8-inch Parrotts at Gregg directed at sea face and center of gorge wall.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, July 30, 1864 - 7 p. m.

One hundred and thirty-nine shots fired at fort to-day, 16 missed; 62 mortar shells, 29 missed.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, July 31, 1864.

Eighty mortar shells fired at fort last night, 23 missed. No casualties. Lieutenant White, of the engineer department, reported last night.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General