Iii—return of guns and mortars at forts and batteries in Charleston Harbor engaged with the ironclads, April 1, 1863, together with return of ammunition expended, and statement of casualties.
|Fort or Battery.||X-in.
Columbiad.||42-pounder, rifled.||32-pounder, rifled.||32-pdr., smooth.||X-in.
|Battery Cumming's Point||1||1||2|
|Total shot and shell||2,229|
|Total pounds of powder||21,093|
|Casualties in action||3 killed, 11 wounded.|
|Number of shots fired by fleet||151|
|Number of shots struck vessels||520|
|Of shots fired by fleet, all but 24 were directed at Sumter.|
note.—This information is compiled from reports of General Beauregard
, May 24, 1863; General Ripley
, April 13. 1863; Colonel Rhett
, April 13, 1863; Major Harris
, Chief Engineer
, dated April 28, 1883 ; Major Echols
, dated April 9, 1863; General Trapier
, dated April 13, 1863; and from tabulated statements accompanying the reports of General Ripley
and Major Echols