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ior defences. The rebel movements clearly indicate that they admitted the impracticability of defending Morris Island, and consequently Sumter, after our position on it was fully established and covered by the iron-clads. They only sought to hold the island long enough to replace Sumter by an interior position; hence, every day 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 experiences of Wagner. Moultrie received similar advantages, and most of the cannon of Sumter were divided between Johnson and Moultrie. Batteries were established along the south shore of the channel from Johnson towards the city; and thus an interior defence was completed which, though it separated more widely the salient and principal works of the defence, by substituting Johnson for Sumter, yet rendered access to th
eral Gist, commanding First subdivision, at Fort Johnson; Colonel R. F. Graham, commanding Third subattery at Cummins' Point40 26        73860 Fort Johnson    2      211 Total38573180343935861408845al. It will be formed by the heavy guns of Fort Johnson, Fort Ripley, Castle Pinckney, Battery Bee,stern faces of Fort Sumter. The guns of Forts Johnson and Ripley and Castle Pinckney will open otery and Battery Glover, with such guns of Forts Johnson and Ripley and Castle Pinckney as will beas, Company I, Captain Humbert, stationed at Fort Johnson, had a small share in the glorious little fth instant, and, finding that the mortar at Fort Johnson was not effective, the range being too grearies along the shores of Ashley River, from Fort Johnson, west, to command the inner harbor and chanand batteries, then sent his negroes off to Fort Johnson, using a large flat left at Cummins' Point e of the channel, and about midway between Forts Johnson and Sumter. Small boats to ply between ste var gaJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? "https://ssl." : "http://www."); document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + gaJsHost + "' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E"));