st South Carolina Artillery (regulars). 2. Fort Moultrie, with 38 guns, ranging from 24-pounders toected in the spring of 1861, in advance of Fort Moultrie, with a view to protect the approach from he limits of the map. Between Battery Bee and Moultrie was Battery Marion, and another work, called in all, thirty-three guns and mortars.
2. Fort Moultrie, under Colonel William Butler, with five cies of regulars--one from Sumter and one from Moultrie — and three guns: an 8-inch Columbiad and two was fired at 3 o'clock P. M. It came from Fort Moultrie, and was aimed at the Weehawken.
No heed reported that the opening shots came from Fort Moultrie and the batteries on Sullivan's Island, anrounding country, having been stationed at Fort Moultrie before the war.
On the 7th of July fourtaken from Sumter to increase the armament of Moultrie.
The damages in Battery Wagner were soon r the forts on Sullivan's Island, including Fort Moultrie.
Sumter had been silenced for a week prio