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tion of the fleet steamed slowly up the bay by the forts, receiving and returning the fire of the batteries on Bay Point as they passed up, and Port Royal and Hilton head: explanation.--Nos. 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14, in the back-ground, are the positions of the smaller Federal gunboats. exchanging like compliments with the stronger fort on Hilton Head as they came down. Thus no vessel remained stationary under fire; so that the enemy were at no time enabled to gain, by experiment and observation, a perfect aim. The day was lovely; the spectacle magnificent; the fight spirited, but most unequal. Despite the general presumption that batteries, well manned aSeabrook, where they took boat for Savannah, and where any one of our idle armed vessels might easily have intercepted and captured them all. All their works on Hilton Head and the adjacent islands, with about 40 guns, most of them new and large, were utterly abandoned; and, when our forces took possession, soon after, of Beaufort,
y Louisiana, 412. Fort Sumter, 407; Major Anderson takes possession of; what the Charleston papers said, 407-8; the Star of the West, 412; closely invested, 436; Gen. Scott favors the evacuation of, 436; Col. Lamon's visit to Charleston, 442; commencement of the bombardment, 443-4; map of the contest; enthusiasm of the defenders, 445; report of an eye-witness, 446-7; Wigfall visits the fort, 448; the surrender, 448-9; great excitement at the North, 453; the President's Message, 556. Fort Walker, bombarded, 604; captured, 605. Foster, Ephraim H., on annexation, 172. Foster, Henry D., of Pa., beaten, by Curtin, 326. Fouke, Col. Philip B., anecdote of, 597. France, acquisition of Louisiana by, 54; cession of, to the United States, 56; is propitiated to favor our Annexation schemes, 169 to 171; the policy of Washington toward, 265; extract from the treaty with, 265-266; proposes to guarantee Cuba to Spain, 270; 499. Frankfort, Ky., Secessionists to meet there, 493.