e interior crest.
It should be two feet wide on top, and sodded.
Should a steamer arrive from Norfolk with guns and barbotte carriages, take out eleven guns--three eight-inch shell guns and eight heavy 32-pounders.
Should the 10-inch columbiad arrive from Fort Macon, have it landed and taken into Fort Hatteras, it will occupy the pan-coupe facing the encampment and the sea front.
The eight-inch shell gun taking the place of one of the heavy thirty-two. Yours, respectfully, Maj. Beverhout Thompson, Chief Eng'r N. Dpt. Coast.
Another account of the Bombardment.
A correspondent of the New York Herald, who was on board of the Harriet Lane during the engagement, gives the following not mentioned in the official report:
At ten o'clock the Wabash fired the first gun, the eleven-inch shell striking near the battery and bursting with tremendous force.
The battery, which was of sand, covered with turf and mounting five long thirty-two, instantly returned the fire, the