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n parapet badly shattered; traverse badly cut up; three breaches on east face, exposing sand fully. Three arches of rampart, on southeast face, fallen in on casemate containing commissary stores; one shot penetrated through the gorge-wall. Sergeant Shaffer and three men wounded. A. Rhett, Col. Comdg. Sumter, August 30th, 1863. Extract from Journal Kept at Post. August 29th.—There was no firing to-day. Company D left for Charleston, and a detachment of 27th Georgia Volunteers, fifty minch mortar shell, ammunition chests, wheels, etc. One Brooke gun and one 42-pounder, rifled, were thrown over rampart. Former shipped last night. Garrison worked all day. August 30th.—Firing began at 5 A. M., very rapidly. Casualties: Sergeant Shaffer, Company H, Private Laguire, Company B, 1st South Carolina Artillery; Private Van, Company A, 27th Georgia, slightly. Working parties engaged on second tier passage, traverse at west magazine, filling mess-room, and protecting from reverse