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s no mistaking her movements; she is giving the alarm signal to Fort Moultrie. On we go; the soldiers are below with loaded muskets and is broad daylight, and we are making directly into the guns of Fort Moultrie, whose black walls are distinctly visible. The little steamer ar the wheel-house. We are not yet within range of the guns of Fort Moultrie, and yonder is a cutter in tow of a steamboat, preparing to opeecognize us in some way? To go within the range of the guns of Fort Moultrie is to expose vessel, men and stores to almost instant destructisary for them to wait until we were within range of the guns of Fort Moultrie, and escape would have been impossible. So that, had it not be a new red brick building. It completely commands the channel, Fort Moultrie and Morria' Island.--Our officers, however, are in doubt whethet a mile and a half from Fort Sumter and the same distance from Fort Moultrie. The Morris' Island battery is apparently about a mile and a q
of these reports. A resolution has passed the Legislature unanimously that any attempt by the Federal Government to reinforce Fort Sumter will be considered as an act of open hostility, and equal to a declaration of war; also, approving the act and promptness of the military in firing on the Star of the West, and promising support to Gov. Pickens in measures of defence. A resolution was also offered, but withdrawn, inquiring of the Governor why the work on the causeway between Fort Moultrie and the mainland was stopped. The Legislature also adopted resolutions to fire fifteen rounds for each seceding State. There are signs of peace, but because it is believed that the President's policy will be drivelling. Were it otherwise, there would be a chance for war. New military companies are pouring in from all parts of the State. The Governor sent a message to the House detailing a plan for guarding the coast, for which he proposes the purchase of three steam