War of the Rebellion: Serial 065 Page 0237 Chapter XLVII. OPERATIONS IN CHARLESTON HARBOR, ETC.

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FORT SUMTER, August 30, 1864.

A side-wheel steamer has just towed a new monitor from the North inside the bar. Large working parties at Gregg; a few shots would be advisable.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain SEABROOK.

FORT SUMTER, August 20, 1864.

Nine Parrott shells fired at the fort to-day, of which 8-missed; 51 mortar shells, of which 11 missed. No casualties.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain SEABROOK,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 22, 1864 - 11.20 a. m.

Thirty-four Parrott shells have been fired during the night, 9 of which missed; 42 mortar shells, 6 of which missed. No casualties.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain E. M. SEABROOK,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 23, 1864 - 10.15 a. m.

The enemy fired 20 Parrott shells last night, 14 of which missed; also 23 columbiad shells, 11 missed. One negro wounded.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain SEABROOK,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 23, 1864.

Thirty-six parrott shells have been fired at the fort to-day, 22 of which missed; also 61 columbiad shells, 5 of which shells, 5 of which missed. One negro wounded.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain SEABROOK,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 25, 1864 - 11.30 a. m.

Five Parrott shells fired at the fort last night, of which 4 missed; 27 columbiad shells, of which 5 missed. Private D. W. Hay, First South Carolina Infantry, wounded severely; 3 negroes wounded. Enemy did not do any work last night on account of the firing. No damages can be noticed at Gregg or middle battery.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, &c., Commanding.

Captain SEABROOK,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.