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"Askew," and the "Rampant"--and to add that the walls at their are 12 feet thick, and at the top 8½ feet thick. Fort Sumter fled about one mile from the shore, directly on the main ship channel, which passes between the fort and Sullivan's Island, on which is located Fort Moultrie, about one mile distant. From the battery of Charleston city Fort Sumter lies about five miles distant, standing out in the open bay, one mile from the land on either side. Fort Moultrie is, in military pe company of cannons, balls, shells, and every description of munitions of war, besides a very large amount of provisions, embarked for a hasty trip to the harbor batteries. Everything seemed, indeed, in apple pie order, both on Morris and Sullivan's Islands. The rifled cannon just arrived from Liverpool, has already been placed in position, and is relied upon to do its work pretty thoroughly. The troops at all the posts seemed in good spirits, and much invigorated by the prospect for a brush
By Telegraph. Charleston April 12 --The bombardment of Fort Sumter by the Confederate troops in Charleston harbor commenced this morning at 4 o'clock, and the batteries are now firing on the fortress. [second Dispatch.] Charleston,April 12.--The ball is opened, and war is inaugurated. The batteries on Sullivan's Island, Morris' Island, and other points, opened on Fort Sumter at 4½ o'clock this morning. Fort Sumter has returned the fire, and a brisk cannonading has been kept up. No information has been received from seaward yet. The militia are under arms, and the whole of our population is on the streets. Every available space viewing the harbor is filled with anxious spectators. [third Dispatch.] Charleston,April 12. P. M.--The firing has continued all day without intermission. Two of Fort Sumter's guns have been silenced, and it is reported a breach has been made in the Southern wall. The answer to Beauregard's demand on Maj. And