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FORT SUMTER, August 15, 1864 - 9.30 a. m.

Twenty-eight shots from Swamp Battery, 25 missed; 49 mortar shells, 13 missed. No casualties. Firing this morning slow.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 15, 1864.

Forty shots fired at fort to-day, 2 missed; 42 mortar shells, 15 missed. Work going on at Swamp Battery and on the left of middle battery. Eight-inch at Gregg burst.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 16, 1864 - 11 a. m.

Forty-two Parrott shells fired at the fort during the night, of which 22 struck; 58 mortar shells, of which 33 struck. Private Compton, F Company, First South Carolina Infantry, wounded.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 18, 1864 - 7.20 p. m.

Sixteen Parrott shells fired at the fort to-day, of which 11 misses; 56 mortar shells, of which 11 missed. Two hundred-pounder Parrott on the right of Wagner cannot be seen; suppose it has been brought to Gregg.

S. D. MOBLEY,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain SEABROOK,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 20, 1864 - 11 a. m.

Twenty-six Parrott shells fired at the fort last night, of which 14 hit; 51 mortar shells, of which 31 hit. Private Abernathy, Company H. Thirty-second Georgia, slightly wounded. Enemy working by details at Gregg.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain Seabrook,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.