bear on Cuming's Point; it is possible, however, that some of these could be brought to bear in the direction of Moultrie, if mounted on traverses.
The guns are apparently crowded, and this shows that Major Anderson proposed paying his respects to a considerable extent to the ugly looking batteries on the point.
Cols. T. G. Lamar and A. L. Dearing, Aids to Governor Pickens, by direction of the Governor, took charge of the working hands on the Morris' Island batteries for the last eight or ten days. The gallant volunteers, under Col. Marcy Gregg, most patriotically came forward to do the work in the trenches and on the batteries, like real patriots, considering that to work in the trenches and on the batteries, like real patriots, considering that to work for the batteries was in fact equal to fighting, because it prepared the work to do the fighting.
They came forward in numbers of from one to two and three hundred and fifty, every six hours changing and relieving each other.