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f Union officers. For Union accounts see Emilio's admirable History of the 54th Mass. There are other descriptions in Gordon's War Diary, pp. 188, 198, 215, and elsewhere. Xix. Operations in the Department of the South. Some minor engagements occurred in South Carolina in the summer of 1862 in which a few Massachusetts regiments took part; two companies of the First Cavalry at Pocataligo (May 29) under Maj. H. L. Higginson without loss, and the 28th Mass. Infantry at Legareas Point (June 2) under Lieut.-Col. M. Moore with only a few wounded men. At Secessionville (June 16) an attack of some force was made on fortified works at James Island, and in this the 28th sustained considerable losses (twenty killed or mortally wounded), the affair being an extremely rash assault upon a strongly fortified redoubt, and being described by one authority in the Department of the South, Judge-Advocate Cowley, Leaves from a Lawyer's Life Afloat and Ashore, p. 60. The author gives a spirited