towards Cummins' Point, to cut off the communication.
No material damage occurred, and in other portions of this command all was quiet.
The fire from the enemy's batteries was kept up on Battery Wagner quite steadily during the morning of the third, having the effect of killing one man and wounding two officers and twelve privates, most of them slightly.
Battery Wagner replied but little to the enemy's fire, the garrison being at work.
The carriages for the two ten-inch guns proved to be Harris, who had frequently visited Morris Island during the operations, and was present during the assault made by the enemy on the night of the eighteenth of July, in company with Major-General Gilmer, inspected the works on the night of the third instant, by order of the commanding General.
The first question addressed to these officers was as follows:
First--How long do you think Fort Wagner can be held without regard to safety of garrison?
Generals Hagood and Colquitt, replied — Th