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FORT SUMTER, August 12, 1864 - 9 a. m.

Fifty-four Parrott shells fired at fort night, 11 missed; 65 mortar shells, 12 missed. Two negroes wounded.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 12, 1864.

Fifty-seven fired at fort to-day, 20 missed; 42 mortar shells, 20 missed. One negro badly scorched by the evening gun.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 13, 1864.

Forty-one Parrott shells fired at fort last nigh, 16 missed; 39 mortar shells, 12 missed. No casualties.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 13, 1864 - 7.30 p. m.

One hundred and fifty-six shots fired at fort to-day, 37 missed; about 24 of these were 30-pounder shots from Swamp Angel, which opened about 11 a. m. Very few of them struck; damage no more than usual.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 14, 1864 - 12 m.

One hundred and fourteen mortar shells fired at fort last night, 19 missed; 51 shells from Swamp Battery, 29 missed. Private Thomas Ellington, Company I, Thirty-second Georgia, wounded. Two negroes wounded; 1 of them dangerously.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 14, 1864 - 7.35.

Fifty-nine shots fired at fort to-day; all struck; 24 mortar shells, 10 missed.

HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.