dron of reserve, to assist in an attack on Morris Island, should one be made.
Dupont had now transe.
In the channel, between Sullivan's and Morris Islands, stood Fort Sumter,
See page 128, volumLight-House inlet, which divides Folly and Morris Islands, was a battery that commanded the landing-returning any fire that might be opened on Morris Island.
But a thick haze that spread over land a and the silence of the lower Confederate
Fort Wagner, sea front. batteries, and especially of powerful Fort Wagner, as the squadron moved by them — a silence which created the most painful foreb same time the guns of Forts Sumter, Moultrie, Wagner, and the batteries within range, having an aggthem. She withdrew, went down the coast of Morris Island to Light-House inlet, and there sunk, at en vigorously attacking the Confederates on Morris Island, and keeping the garrisons of Battery Greg reduce Fort Sumter and silence the guns of Fort Wagner and Battery Gregg; but they were not permit