l-known Nashville, was far behind us.
The first two days of our voyage to Charleston passed without incident, but on the morning of the third we ran in sight of tery cautiously at half-speed, until we arrived within fifty miles by chart of Charleston harbour, when we stopped to await the protecting darkness of the coming nightwas about an hour past midnight when, reaching the entrance of the harbour of Charleston, we discovered a red light on our right hand, a green light on our left hand,eaded lights were soon glimmering in our wake-and from the frowning fortress of Sumter there thundered forth, as we interpreted it, a friendly salute that gladdened e strange land where I knew not what the immediate future had in store for me. Charleston lay before me in the full splendour of the newly-risen sun, and presented — wn the battle-field.
But I had little opportunity for extended observation at Charleston.
The train for Richmond left the station about noon, and I was of its passen