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n or how late he committed his flag in the war in which his heart was not?
At last, however, near seven o'clock, the United States flag having previously been raised, the sound of a gun, not ours, was distinctly heard.
Sumter had taken up the gagee men within the walls of Sumter.
Fearing that some terrible calamity might befall them, and being informed that the United States flag no longer floated over the fort, General Beauregard immediately despatched three of his aids with offers of assithanked him for his courtesy, but declined to accept aid. Before General Beauregard's aids could get to the fort, the United States flag, which had not been hauled down, as we supposed, but had fallen from the effects of a shot, was hoisted anew.
Iclock, P. M., through Major Jones, my chief of staff.
A melancholy occurrence took place during the salute of the United States flag—the death of one of the garrison, who had his right arm blown off and was almost instantaneously killed, by the