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James Island (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 7
The siege of Charleston. --The Charleston Courier, of Saturday, has the following about the siege of that city: The artillery fire continued Thursday night without intermission. On Friday morning Fort Moultrie opened an effective fire for about an hour on the enemy's rifle-pits and lower batteries on Morris Island. Batteries Cheves, Haskell, and Simpkins, on James Island, also continued to pour in a heavy and well-directed fire on the Yankee works on Morris Island. Early in the morning the enemy opened a steady fire upon battery Wagner from his stockade defences in front of Yankee battery No. 2, and continued it throughout the day. A slow and irregular fire was also kept up against Fort Sumter with little effect. In the afternoon battery Simpkins opened fire on a party of Yankees discovered working on a new fortification near the rifle-pits, causing a stampede among them and driving them from their works. From twenty to thirty shells struck directly in the vicin
Fort Moultrie (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 7
The siege of Charleston. --The Charleston Courier, of Saturday, has the following about the siege of that city: The artillery fire continued Thursday night without intermission. On Friday morning Fort Moultrie opened an effective fire for about an hour on the enemy's rifle-pits and lower batteries on Morris Island. Batteries Cheves, Haskell, and Simpkins, on James Island, also continued to pour in a heavy and well-directed fire on the Yankee works on Morris Island. Early in the morning the enemy opened a steady fire upon battery Wagner from his stockade defences in front of Yankee battery No. 2, and continued it throughout the day. A slow and irregular fire was also kept up against Fort Sumter with little effect. In the afternoon battery Simpkins opened fire on a party of Yankees discovered working on a new fortification near the rifle-pits, causing a stampede among them and driving them from their works. From twenty to thirty shells struck directly in the vici
Morris Island (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 7
s the following about the siege of that city: The artillery fire continued Thursday night without intermission. On Friday morning Fort Moultrie opened an effective fire for about an hour on the enemy's rifle-pits and lower batteries on Morris Island. Batteries Cheves, Haskell, and Simpkins, on James Island, also continued to pour in a heavy and well-directed fire on the Yankee works on Morris Island. Early in the morning the enemy opened a steady fire upon battery Wagner from his stMorris Island. Early in the morning the enemy opened a steady fire upon battery Wagner from his stockade defences in front of Yankee battery No. 2, and continued it throughout the day. A slow and irregular fire was also kept up against Fort Sumter with little effect. In the afternoon battery Simpkins opened fire on a party of Yankees discovered working on a new fortification near the rifle-pits, causing a stampede among them and driving them from their works. From twenty to thirty shells struck directly in the vicinity and among the party, exploding and throwing up clouds of sand and
e of that city: The artillery fire continued Thursday night without intermission. On Friday morning Fort Moultrie opened an effective fire for about an hour on the enemy's rifle-pits and lower batteries on Morris Island. Batteries Cheves, Haskell, and Simpkins, on James Island, also continued to pour in a heavy and well-directed fire on the Yankee works on Morris Island. Early in the morning the enemy opened a steady fire upon battery Wagner from his stockade defences in front of Yankee battery No. 2, and continued it throughout the day. A slow and irregular fire was also kept up against Fort Sumter with little effect. In the afternoon battery Simpkins opened fire on a party of Yankees discovered working on a new fortification near the rifle-pits, causing a stampede among them and driving them from their works. From twenty to thirty shells struck directly in the vicinity and among the party, exploding and throwing up clouds of sand and smoke. Battery Simpkins also ke
The siege of Charleston. --The Charleston Courier, of Saturday, has the following about the siege of that city: The artillery fire continued Thursday night without intermission. On Friday morning Fort Moultrie opened an effective fire for about an hour on the enemy's rifle-pits and lower batteries on Morris Island. Batteries Cheves, Haskell, and Simpkins, on James Island, also continued to pour in a heavy and well-directed fire on the Yankee works on Morris Island. Early in the morning the enemy opened a steady fire upon battery Wagner from his stockade defences in front of Yankee battery No. 2, and continued it throughout the day. A slow and irregular fire was also kept up against Fort Sumter with little effect. In the afternoon battery Simpkins opened fire on a party of Yankees discovered working on a new fortification near the rifle-pits, causing a stampede among them and driving them from their works. From twenty to thirty shells struck directly in the vicin
front of Yankee battery No. 2, and continued it throughout the day. A slow and irregular fire was also kept up against Fort Sumter with little effect. In the afternoon battery Simpkins opened fire on a party of Yankees discovered working on a new fortification near the rifle-pits, causing a stampede among them and driving them from their works. From twenty to thirty shells struck directly in the vicinity and among the party, exploding and throwing up clouds of sand and smoke. Battery Simpkins also kept up a rapid and effective fire yesterday at the enemy's rifle pits. The fleet yesterday remained quirt. A supply schooner was observed alongside the monitors, transferring ammunition. The fleet of vessels inside the bar consisted of the flag-ship Ironsides, five monitors, four gunboats, five mortar boats, and a number of smaller vessels, such as brigs, schooners, river steamers, &c. The usual number of blockaders are off the bar outside, and a fleet of vessels in Stone.