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[77] Shot and shell expended during the bombardment of Fort Sumter.--From the statistical report of the batteries engaged during the bombardment of Fort Sumter, published in yesterday's Mercury, we compile the following, which will prove interesting to many readers. The number of shot and shell thrown by each battery is here given, making a grand total of 2,361 shot and 980 shell.
Stevens' Battery, Morris Island18360
Trapier's Battery, Morris Island--170
Cumming's Point Battery, Morris Island336197
Rifle Cannon, Morris Island1119
Battery No. 1, Sullivan's Island--185
Battery No. 2, (Mortar,) Sullivan's Island--88
Sumter Battery, Sullivan's Island6511
Oblique Battery, Sullivan's Island1105
Enfilade Battery, Sullivan's Island600--
Dahlgren Battery, Sullivan's Island--61
Floating Battery, Sullivan's Island470--
Mount Vleasant Battery--51
Lower Battery, James Island--90
Upper Battery, James Island--53

--Charleston Mercury, May 3.

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