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-seven) with a loss of three; the victors then entrenched rapidly, and it afterwards became the fifth parallel. They were then subjected to a heavy fire, killing Lieut. James A. Perkins and several others. A brilliant charge. (Report of Maj. T. B. Brooks, assistant engineer, Official War Records, 46, p. 295.) I looked upon the gallant achievement of the 24th Mass. Regiment in rushing forward to capture an important position in front of Wagner with admiration. . . . But what good was the capl surrender of the fort, and in this siege the 54th lost heavily at different times and the 24th and 40th lightly. The 54th, with other colored regiments, performed a rather excessive share of fatigue duty, and was complimented for this by Maj. T. B. Brooks, assistant engineer. Official War Records, 46, p. 198. The 54th Mass. was again under fire with the 40th Mass. at the battle of Olustee, Fla., Feb. 20, 1864. This was one of those utterly wasted defeats caused by the complication of