War of the Rebellion: Serial 065 Page 0234 S. C., FLA., AND ON THE GA. COAST.

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FORT SUMTER, August 3, 1864 - 7.40 p. m.

Seventy-four shots fired at fort to-day, 21 missed; 1 mortar shell, missed; damage very slight.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 3, 1864 - 6 a. m.

Thirty-five Parrott shells fired at the fort during the night, of which 20 missed; 143 mortar shells, of which 118 missed. Two soldiers and 1 negro slightly wounded. Can I give our exchanged officers a salute as they pass the fort?

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE.

FORT SUMTER, August 8, 1864 - 7.20 p. m.

Fifty-six Parrott shots fired at the fort to-day, of which 2 missed; 9 mortar shells, 3 missed. No casualties.

T. A. HUGUENIN.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 9, 1864 - 7 p. m.

Fifty-eight Parrott shots fired to-day. Private J. M. Head, Company H, Thirty-second Georgia, wounded in foot.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 10, 1864 - 7.30 p. m.

One hundred and fifteen shots fired to-day, 2 missed; 57 mortar shells, 15 missed. No casualties. The negro force reduced considerably; more absolutely necessary.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 11, 1864 - 11 p. m.

Eighty-nine shots fired at fort, 9 missed; 75 mortar shells, 20 missed. No casualties.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.