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Another vessel gets by...

A sloop loaded with wood, and manned by a slave, ran into the harbor of Charleston, on Friday, April 12th, 1861 (DURING THE BOMBARDMENT)-- it took four hits but mananged to make into the city. When asked why he would risk his life..."must go to de town to-night...If anybody hurt dis chile or dis boat, massa see him about it shuah."

Charleston newspaper dispatches-- April 20, 1861.

David Upton