Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Swamp Angel” in chapter 8 of The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South:
...ounted, at night.
Most of the work was done under fire.
At this period there sprang into existence a battery built in the marsh between Morris and James Islands, which has become famous as the Swamp Angel , and as such will go down to history.
Its construction was early determined upon, and the suggestion, we believe, was that of Colonel Serrell, commanding the New York Volunteer Engineers.
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