September 7-8, 1863
Battery Gregg, Fort Wagner, Morris Island, Fort Sumter
Charleston Harbor, South Carolina
Key Individuals Involved in the Battle of Charleston Harbor:
Union: Major General Quincy Gillmore
Confederate: General P.G.T. Beauregard
Confederate Victory. Total casualties unknown 117 were Union soldiers.
Overview of the Battle :
During the night of September 6-7, Confederate forces evacuated Fort Wagner and Battery Gregg pressured by advancing Federal siegeworks. Federal troops then occupied all of Morris Island. On September 8, a storming party of about 400 marines and sailors attempted to surprise Fort Sumter. The attack was repulsed.
Source: CWSAC Battle Summaries