War of the Rebellion: Serial 065 Page 0239 Chapter XLVII. OPERATIONS IN CHARLESTON HARBOR, ETC.

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[Indorsement.]

Captain Tucker has been asked to change the pass-word, and Colonel Rhett notified to caution his sentinels and pickets.

NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 29, 1864.

Twenty-one Parrott fired at the fort to-day, of which 15 missed; 40 columbiads, of which 9 missed. No casualties.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain W. F. NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 30, 1864 - 11.30 a. m.

Ten Parrott shells fired at the fort last night, none of which struck; 29 columbiads, of which 7 missed. Two negroes killed.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain W. F. NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 30, 1864.

Twenty Parrott shells fired at the fort to-day, of which 10 missed; 38 columbiads, of which 9 missed. No casualties.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain W. F. NANCE.

FORT SUMTER, August 31, 1864.

Four Parrott shells fired at the fort last night, of which 3 missed; 31 columbiads, none of which missed; 1 mortar, which missed. No casualties.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain W. F. NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT SUMTER, August 31, 1864 - 7.10 p. m.

Fourteen Parrott shots fired at the fort to-day, of which 7 missed; 27 mortar, of which 8 missed. One negro wounded.

T. A. HUGUENIN,

Captain, Commanding.

Captain W. F. NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.