War of the Rebellion: Serial 065 Page 0233 Chapter XLVII. OPERATIONS IN CHARLESTON HARBOR, ETC.

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[Third indorsement.]

AUGUST 16, 1864.

Respectfully submitted, as probably interesting to the President.

J. A. SEDDON,

Secretary.

[Fourth indorsement.]

Read and returned to Secretary of War. The conduct of the garrison is praiseworthy.

J. D.

[AUGUST 1, 1864.]

Thirty-five Parrott shells fired at the fort last night, of which 20 missed; 65 mortar shells, of which 20 missed. One negro wounded. Do urge the necessity for sending sand and timber for eastern crib.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain SEABROOK.

FORT SUMTER, August 1, 1864 - 5.30 a. m.

Ten Parrott shells fired at the fort during the night, of which 1 missed; 167 mortar shells, of which 59 missed. Private Knight, G Company, First South Carolina Infantry, slightly wounded.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 1, 1864 - 10.50 a. m.

The 10-inch Parrott at middle battery is not to be seen this morning. Gratings are to be seen over the windows of the houses at Gregg and middle battery.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 2, 1864 - 8.15 p. m.

One hundred and twenty-six shots fired at fort, 9 missed; 45 mortars shells, 12 missed. Dr. McCauley slightly wounded, but still on duty. Negro killed.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.