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generally believed that the abandonment of Fort Walker was owing to the powder having been exhausteous fire of shot and shell was opened upon Fort Walker, from three sides — the steamers in side, those outside, and one just in front of Hilton Head, taking part in the attack. Not withstanding thncipal fighting took place directly between Fort Walker at Hilton Head, and the batteries on the otside, and several outside. The garrison of Fort Walker consisted of five hundred men, and 1,300 mont lasted about five hours. All the guns in Fort Walker were dismounted, except two. The post, beid in our paper yesterday the firing between Fort Walker and the fleet commenced about nine o'clock,fleet giving the most of their attention to Fort Walker. Before ten o'clock seven of the largest smmunition exhausted, the garrison evacuated Fort Walker between three and four o'clock, retiring inupied Braddock's Point, at the south end of Hilton Head, in great force, and are throwing up extens[5 more...]
From the South. the killed and wounded at Fort Walker--reported advance of the enemy. Charleston, Nov. 11. --The Courier, of this morning, says that the loss at Fort Walker is supposed to have been 100 in killed and wounded. The defences of Fort Walker and Bay Point were gallantly executed. The fire ofFort Walker is supposed to have been 100 in killed and wounded. The defences of Fort Walker and Bay Point were gallantly executed. The fire of the enemy was terrific. One of the large Federal steamers was struck twice, much injured, and towed off. Another was fired and supposed to be destroyed. Only two men were wounded at the Bay Point Battery. A part of the time the enemy's shot and shell equalled one hundred per minutes. The Mercury, of this morninFort Walker and Bay Point were gallantly executed. The fire of the enemy was terrific. One of the large Federal steamers was struck twice, much injured, and towed off. Another was fired and supposed to be destroyed. Only two men were wounded at the Bay Point Battery. A part of the time the enemy's shot and shell equalled one hundred per minutes. The Mercury, of this morning, says it was reported on yesterday that the Federals occupy the small town of Beaufort, but the report is doubted. The planters on the coast are destroying quantities of cotton, to prevent it from falling into the hands of the Federals.