00Fort WagnerFiring to meridian.
Sept. 638 1,300Fort WagnerAt anchor; firing from meridian to sundown.
Night attack on Moultrie.152241,200Fort MoultrieThese hits were from Sullivan's Island batteries; at anchor.
Sept. 8483701,200Fort Moultrie
Respectfully submitted, S. C. Rowan, Commodore, commanding.
Report of Lieut.-Commander E. Simpson.
United States iron-clad Passaic, off Morris Island, S. C., April 21, 1864.
Sir: In the Army and Navy Journal, of the sixteenth instant, there is published a review of the service of the monitors, by Rear-Admiral J. A. Dahlgren.
As this review does not give this vessel credit for the service performed by her, I respectfully ask your attention to the subject, in order that the statement may be corrected at the Navy Department.
On the twenty-ninth of July, 1863, this vessel went into action with Fort Wagner, followed by the Patapsco; the New Ironsides joined in the action also.
The presence of the Passaic in this ac