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Topic Percent
maritime news, esp. naval and blockade
76.19%
death notices
4.76%
war reports
4.76%
military recruitment
2.38%
accidents, particularly fires
2.38%
transportation schedules
2.38%
deserters
2.38%
real estate sales and auctions
2.38%
clothing ads
2.38%
From the Tue., Oct. 27, 1863 issue
Charleston, Oct. 26.

—There has been no firing this morning. Everything is quiet.

[SECOND DISPATCH.]

Charleston, Oct. 26.

—The enemy's batteries at Gregg and Wagner opened fire at 11 o'clock this morning with seven guns from the former and four from the latter. The fire was principally directed against Sumter and Fort Johnson. Two monitors were also engaged. The firing ceased at dark. One hundred shots were thrown from Morris Island, and one hundred and sixty-five from the monitors. We fired from Moultrie. No damage yet. Our batteries replied vigorously.