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s Island to Sumter enabled him to reach the fort before the aids, who had been sent directly from general headquarters, could do so. A short interview took place between Colonel Wigfall and Major Anderson, during which a demand of surrender was made by the former and acceded to by the latter, but upon terms not clearly defined between them. We deem it best to transcribe the very words made use of by General Beauregard, in his Final Report of Operations against Sumter, as forwarded April 27th, 1861, to the Hon. L. P. Walker, Secretary of War at Montgomery, Alabama: Major Anderson understood him [Colonel Wigfall] as offering the same conditions on the part of General Beauregard as had been tendered him on the 11th instant, See Chapter III., pp. 40, 41; also Report of General Beauregard, in Appendix to this chapter. while Colonel Wigfall's impression was that Major Anderson unconditionally surrendered, trusting to the generosity of General Beauregard to offer such terms as w
the department will transmit to you specific instructions for your guidance. Respectfully, your obedient servant, L. P. Walker, Sec. of War. Appendix to Chapter IV. Headquarters Provisional Army C. S., Charleston, S. C., April 27th, 1861. Hon. L. P. Walker, Sec. of War, Montgomery, Ala.: Sir,—I have the honor to transmit to the department my detailed report of the operations during the bombardment of Fort Sumter, accompanied by copies of the reports sent in to this officd of the floating battery, after the surrender of the former fort. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant, G. T. Beauregard, Brig.-Genl. Comdg. Headquarters Provisional Army C. S., Charleston, S. C., April 27th, 1861. Brig.-Genl. Cooper, Adj.-Genl. C. S. A.: Sir,—I have the honor to submit the following detailed report of the bombardment and surrender of Fort Sumter, and the incidents connected therewith. Having completed my channel-defences and bat