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ir efforts principally against Fort Sumter. In this order the fleet moved on steadily and gallantly up towards Forts Sumter and Moultrie the rebels withholding their fire until they got well up into the harbor. The Ironsides stopped off Fort Moultrie, and 1st go her anchor, it being danger our to take her up further on account of her drawing over fifteen feet of water. At this moment there seemed to be a temporary misunderstanding and from a fort erected on the middle ground the fire of the wall which it is believed a few hours' more pounding would convert into a serious breach. What damage and loss of life was sustained in the interior of the fort is not, of course, known; but it is believed to have been considerable. Fort Moultrie was also well hammered, and at least one gun was dismounted. Beyond the sinking of the Keokuk, the damage to the iron clads was very slight, not more than would require twenty-four hours to repair. They all came out of contest in fight