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Chapter 30: General Beauregard orders the Cummings's Point Battery to be strengthened. Citadel Cadets assigned to the New Bridge defences. the ironclads cross the bar on the 5th. Admiral Dupont makes his attack on the 7th. order in which the ships came up. their armament. Admiral Dupont's plan of battle. Fort Sumter the Chief object of attack. its reduction supposed to be inevitable. commanders of Forts Sumter and Moultrie, and the various batteries engaged. how they were armed. number of guns employed by the Confederates. cautious approach of the monitors. Fort Moultrie opens fire on them. Fort Sumter does likewise. description of the fight. Fort Sumter Cripples the New Ironsides. the Passaic Withdraws from the fight. two more ironclads forced to retire. the Keokuk engages Fort Sumter. she is badly damaged. importance of the defeat inflicted on the enemy. the Keokuk sinks near Morris Island on the 8th. on the 12th the monitors steam, and are towed