Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: January 11, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Fort Moultrie (South Carolina, United States) or search for Fort Moultrie (South Carolina, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 15 results in 4 document sections:

war of such fearful consequences? If you mean to hold Fort Moultrie, I implore you to let the first shot come from the enem and what is our danger of failure in the attempt? Fort Moultrie is directly under the guns of Fort Sumter. We venture can now be made upon us? If not, will it be said that Fort Moultrie can sink any vessel or war steamer that attempts to comfficer of the United States Government, to open fire on Fort Moultrie?--And will he not do it? And can he not entirely dismanot being military men) that this is our point, and not Fort Moultrie. But if this is not sufficient, why cannot all of our ll's well!" could be heard echoing over the waters from Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter. At the latter post it is evident that asonry closing two of these casemates, pointing towards Fort Moultrie, has been removed, the guns for those casemates being che German Artillery returned to the city yesterday from Fort Moultrie, making quite a handsome display as they passed through
State authorities, as much as it was my own, to avoid the fatal consequences which must eventually follow a military collision. And here I deem it proper to submit for your information copies of a communication, dated 28th December, 1860, addressed to me by R. W. Barnwell, J. H. Adams, and James L Orr, "commissioners" from South Carolina, and the accompanying documents and copies of my answer thereto, dated 31st December. In further explanation of Major Anderson's removal from Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter, it is proper to state that, after my answer to the South Carolina "commissioners," the War Department received a letter from that gallant officer, dated on the 27th December, 1860, the day after this movement, from which the following is an extract: "I will add as my opinion that many things convinced me that the authorities of the State designed to proceed to a hostile act, (evidently referring to the orders, dated December 11, of the late Secretary of War) Under th
f Delegates. --The following dispatch has just been forwarded to Washington, by W. S. Ashe, President Wilmington Railroad: "A passenger from Charleston, a reliable man, says that the Star of the West, was fired into yesterday, from Fort Moultrie, and forced back." Fort Caswell, N. C., has been taken possession of. Jas. Johnson. The reading of this document produced the most intense excitement. Several very vociferous shouts and commendatory ejaculations arose above t was discharged from detention, on motion of Mr. Hopkins, of Washington county. Mr. Staats wore a blue cockade, and applauded vociferously when the intelligence was received of the Star of the West having been fired into by the parties now in Fort Moultrie. The resolutions of Mr. Robertson, after further debate, were finally referred to a select committee, consisting of Messrs. Robertson, Yerby, Bass, Christian, Anderson, Magrader of Albemarle, Smith of Taylor, Witten and Newton, with powe
West, in endeavoring to enter our harbor this morning, was opened upon by the garrison on Morris' Island and also of Fort Moultrie. The steamer, after being fired on, put about and went to sea. We are not yet able to ascertain whether theher was injured. The belief is that no injury was sustained by either. Fort Sumter did not reply to the fire of Fort Moultrie. Lieut. Hall, from Fort Sumter, came over to the city about 11 o'clock with a flag of truce. He repaired to then the meantime increasing her speed. One or two shots, however, taking effect on her, she concluded to retire. "Fort Moultrie fired a few shots at her, but she was out of its range. "The damage done the steamer was but trifling, as only tSumter made no demonstration, except opening her port-holes and running out the guns which bear on Morris' Island and Fort Moultrie. About 11 o'clock a boat from Fort Sumter, bearing Lieut. Hall and carrying a white flag, approached the city.