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ner. The south end of Morris Island was crowded with troops, and in their batteries and advanced works great activity was apparent, large bodies of men being engaged in pushing them rapidly to completion. Troops were continually being landed on Morris from Folly Island. These advanced and took up position in line of battle behind their breastworks. At 8.10 A. M. Battery Wagner opened, five minutes afterwards Battery Gregg joined. At 10 A. M. four of the enemy's vessels were in action. At 1orces, Morris Island, etc.: Sir,—Last night, at fifteen minutes before eleven o'clock, during my absence on a reconnaissance of my fortifications, a communication was received at these Headquarters, dated Headquarters, Department of the South, Morris Island, South Carolina, August 21st, 1863, demanding the immediate evacuation of Morris Island and Fort Sumter by the Confederate forces, on the alleged grounds that the present condition of Fort Sumter, and the rapid and progressive destruction
3. Brig.-Genl. R. S. Ripley, Comdg. First Mil. Dist., Charleston, S. C.: General,—In view of the possible contingency of a night reconnoissance by the enemy on Morris or even Sullivan's Island, it is the wish of the General Commanding that you should so dispose your cavalry, for a time at least, that you may be able to place moions with Sumter and Morris Island, his ironclads having command, meanwhile, of the outer harbor? 16th. Was it not a fortunate circumstance the enemy attacked Morris instead of James Island? 17th. From the apparent number of troops and vessels in North Edisto, about the 10th July last, was it not possible for the enemy to , Charleston, S. C.: Sir,—The Commanding General, having to visit James Island with the President this morning, requested me to enclose for your information Major Morris's telegram, which is believed to be reliable in Richmond. He directed me also to say that he hoped, in view of the possible contingency, it would suit your