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not attempt to anticipate movements, but only record what I see and hear. The firing commenced at 4.35 this afternoon, from Van Allen's battery of two Parrot guns--12 pounders — the shells going well over to the Virginia side, to the north of Goose Creek.--Their explosion is very distinctly heard.--Seven shells have been thrown within ten minutes, without exciting any response from our friends across the water. Gen. Stone is directing the movement. The tenth and eleventh shells fired were loloded in five. The direction given to the shells is varied so as if possible to find out the location of the Confederates, who are supposed to be concealed in a thick wood to the southwest, on the hill, and apparently a mile from the mouth of Goose Creek. The fourteenth sounded like a solid shot, and the three following shells, which made a loud explosion, brought no answering shot from the Confederates. At five minutes to 5 P. M. the battery in charge of Lieut. Frink, situated in a fiel
not attempt to anticipate movements, but only record what I see and hear. The firing commenced at 4.35 this afternoon, from Van Allen's battery of two Parrot guns--12 pounders — the shells going well over to the Virginia side, to the north of Goose Creek.--Their explosion is very distinctly heard.--Seven shells have been thrown within ten minutes, without exciting any response from our friends across the water. Gen. Stone is directing the movement. The tenth and eleventh shells fired were loloded in five. The direction given to the shells is varied so as if possible to find out the location of the Confederates, who are supposed to be concealed in a thick wood to the southwest, on the hill, and apparently a mile from the mouth of Goose Creek. The fourteenth sounded like a solid shot, and the three following shells, which made a loud explosion, brought no answering shot from the Confederates. At five minutes to 5 P. M. the battery in charge of Lieut. Frink, situated in a fiel