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e in transit it was only moved at night, and covered with a tarpaulin and grass during the daytime.
The enemy fired one hundred and sixteen shots at the Swamp Angel from James Island, but only one struck.
Sumter's flag was shot away twice on the 20th.
All the guns on the south face were disabled.
Heavy fire from land and sea continued on the 21st, and Sumter suffered terribly.
A letter from Gillmore to Beauregard was sent on the 21st, demanding the surrender of Morris Island and Sumter, uan Terry, Captain, and Assistant Adjutant-General.
Major Brooks, in his journal of the siege under date of August 31, thus writes,—
The Third United States Colored Troops, who have been on fatigue duty in the advance trenches since the 20th inst., were relieved to-day by the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Volunteers (colored), it being desirable to have older troops for the important and hazardous duty required at this period.
Throughout the whole siege the First New York Engineers held