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ciously posted within the fort, poured into the crowded boats of the assailants a rapid and spirited fire of musketry. The foremost boats of the enemy, however, soon gained the ledge, and the Yankees sprang to the assault with vigor and determination. They were met, however, by resolute men. The Charleston battalion, Major Blake commanding, had been advantageously posted at the threatened points, and repelled the foe with a gallantry worthy the name which the battalion won so dearly at Secessionville, and afterwards at battery Wagner. When their muskets had been discharged, instead of losing precious time in reloading, they buried hand grenades against the foe, and when these were exhausted, had recourse to the brick bats which lay everywhere around them, and rained them down the slope. This storm of miscellaneous missiles was too much for the storming party, and the forlorn hope fled in confusion to the base of the fort. Meantime the barges in the rear, terror stricken by the