er; and the interior fortifications — Sumter, Moultrie, Cumming's Point, Battery Gregg, Fort Johnsons, including Moultrie and Wagner; while above Moultrie, and forming a triangle with it and Battery Gld be open only to the fire of Battery Gregg, Moultrie and Wagner at long range, with the Monitors pchannels, and they drew off under the fire of Moultrie, which being as yet intact was more than a mal firing steadily and accurately.
Meanwhile, Moultrie opened a rapid and well-sustained fire from ier condition, and began to fire upon her from Moultrie, about 3,000 yards distant. The iron-clads we and simultaneously, at a signal from Sumter, Moultrie, together with the gunboats and rams, opened apidity of her fire.
until its spirit forced Moultrie to slacken.
Two guns from each of the 10-inch batteries between Moultrie and Beauregard, however, still caused the Ironsides to suffer, and only armament of the works as follows: Sumter 44, Moultrie 21, Battery Bee 6, Fort Beauregard 2, Cumming