--The enemy fired two hundred pounder Parrotts all day yesterday, at intervals of fifteen minutes, alternately at Forts Sumter
, and Battery Simpkins. Fort Moultrie
and Battery Simpkins replied vigorously.
No casualties or damage of any consequence on our side.
Very heavy firing is going on between the hostile batteries this morning.
--The firing during to-day has been heavier than for several weeks past.
The enemy has been steadily pounding at the ruins of Sumter
from his old batteries on Morris Island
His fire was chiefly at Sumter
, but he also shelled Fort Johnson
Our batteries and Fort Moultrie
replied with brisk and steady fire.
All quiet to night.