Statistics for occurrence #1 of “South Carolina” in chapter 1, page 90 of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative:

...ruce announcing an armistice between Sherman and Johnston. It may be proper to refer again to a fact already mentioned, that the first regiment of freed slaves formed during the war was formed of South Carolina and Florida recruits (volunteers) by Brig.-Gen. Rufus Saxton, military governor of the Department of the South,—he being a Massachusetts man, —and that its organization was intrusted to a...

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South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) 21,990 6 0 0 0 user votes

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