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.
Result(s): Confederate victory
Location: Charleston County
Campaign: Operations against Defenses of Charleston (1863) previous battle in campaign Campaigns
Date(s): September 7-8, 1863
Principal Commanders: Major General Quincy Gillmore [US]; General P.G.T. Beauregard [CS]
Forces Engaged: Regiments: total unknown (US 413; CS unknown)
Estimated Casualties: (US 117; CS unknown)