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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 582 582 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 136 136 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 28 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 28 28 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 27 27 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 23 23 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 19 19 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 17 17 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 12 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 12 12 Browse Search
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vy guns. enemy attack on St. John's River. unprepared condition of the third military district. letter to Colonel Walker. General Beauregard's system of Signal stations its usefulness and success.> when it was learned in Richmond that General Beauregard had reported for duty a strong effort was made to obtain for him a command suitable to his rank. A personal friend of his, the Hon. C. J. Villere, Member of Congress from Louisiana, and brother-in-law to General Beauregard. on September 1st, telegraphed him as follows: Would you prefer the Trans-Mississippi to Charleston? His characteristic reply was: Have no preference to express. Will go wherever ordered. Do for the best. The War Department had already issued orders assigning him to duty in South Carolina and Georgia, with Headquarters at Charleston; but he did not become aware of the fact until the 10th of September. See General Cooper's despatch, in the Appendix to this chapter. He left the next day for his ne
ughout the day. Captain Leroy Hammond, 25th South Carolina Volunteers, reported during the day that, in obedience to instructions, he had made a reconnoissance of Light-house Inlet and the south side of Black Island; on the island he saw pickets and bivouac fires, but discovered no earthworks. During the night the enemy succeeded in advancing their sap a short distance towards Battery Wagner, notwithstanding the heavy fire that was kept up on them from that work. At daylight, on the 1st of September, the enemy opened on Wagner with mortars, and continued at intervals during the entire day. The two 8-inch howitzers on the salient and curtain of the work were disabled, and the two 6-inch shell-guns on the land face were also partially disabled. From early morning the Morris Island batteries kept up a heavy fire on Fort Sumter, firing throughout the day 382 shots, 166 striking outside, 95 inside, and 121 missing. The fire was very destructive, disabling the remaining guns in barbette
pany of artillery left for Sullivan's Island by Chesterfield at 8 P. M. No casualities. A. Rhett, Col. Comdg. Sumter Sept. 1st: 12.40 A. M. I have got the men under cover all night. A. Rhett, Col. Comdg. Sumter, Sept. 1st: 2 P. M. The enSept. 1st: 2 P. M. The entire terre-plein on the northeast face, except the two casemates having commissary stores, have fallen in; two shots have gone into the commissary stores. Alfred Rhett, Col. Comdg. Sumter, Sept. 1st. The effect of fire to-day very heavy. ThreSept. 1st. The effect of fire to-day very heavy. Three hundred and sixty-one shot fired: 166 outside, 75 inside, 120 over. Two shells struck in commissary stores, on the southeast face of the outside wall. Pan-coupe and next two arches have fallen. The rest of the wall is badly scaled, and in all p your obedient servant, Thomas Jordan, Chief of Staff. Sumter, Sept. 2d. Extract from Journal Kept at Post. September 1st.—The entire day 382 shot and shell fired at fort: 166 struck outside, 95 inside, 121 missed. At 11.40 P. M. six mo