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of defence by Wagner was vital to that of Charleston. This policy was successful for two months, (tenth July to seventh September,) and gave time to convert Fort Johnson from a forlorn old fort into a powerful earthwork — improved by the experieprincipal attacks in force, there were few days from the first attack on Morris Island (July ten) to its evacuation (September seven) that some iron-clads or gunboats were not engaged in firing at the enemy's works, so as to facilitate the labor of mter and GreggLehigh, Nahant. Sept. 6Wagner and GreggIronsides, Weehawken, Montauk, Passaic, Patapsco, Nahant, Lehigh. Sept. 7Batteries on Sullivan's IslandIronsides, Patapsco, Lehigh, Nahant, Montauk Weehawken, (ashore.) Sept. 8Batteries on Sull Sept. 6184 1,300Fort WagnerFiring to meridian. Sept. 638 1,300Fort WagnerAt anchor; firing from meridian to sundown. Sept. 7 Night attack on Moultrie.152241,200Fort MoultrieThese hits were from Sullivan's Island batteries; at anchor. Sept. 8
us. The nature of the country and the want of supplies in it, with the presence of Burnside's force on our right, rendered a movement on the enemy's rear with our inferior force extremely hazardous, if not impracticable. It was, therefore, determined to meet him in front whenever he should emerge from the mountain gorges. To do this and hold Chattanooga was impossible, without such a division of our small force as to endanger both parts. Accordingly our troops were put in position on the seventh and eighth of September, and took position from Lee and Gordon's Mill to Lafayette, on the road leading south from Chattanooga and fronting the east slope of Lookout Mountain. The forces on the Hiawassee and at Chickamauga Station took the route by Ringgold. A small cavalry force was left in observation at Chattanooga, and a brigade of infantry, strongly supported by cavalry, was left at Ringgold to hold the railroad and protect it from raids. As soon as our movement was known to the e