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Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 8 0 Browse Search
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d Lieutenant Grace visited their churches to interest the people in his work. He arranged for William Lloyd Garrison, Wendell Phillips, Frederick Douglass, and other noted men to address meetings. Cornelius Howland, C. B. H. Fessenden, and James B. Congdon materially assisted and were good friends of the movement. While recruiting, Lieutenant Grace was often insulted by such remarks as, There goes the captain of the Negro Company! He thinks the negroes will fight! They will turn and run at ted a committee to superintend the raising of recruits for the colored regiment, consisting of George L. Stearns, Amos A. Lawrence, John M. Forbes, William I. Bowditch, Le Baron Russell, and Richard P. Hallowell, of Boston; Mayor Howland and James B. Congdon, of New Bedford; Willard P. Phillips, of Salem; and Francis G. Shaw, of New York. Subsequently the membership was increased to one hundred, and it became known as the Black Committee. It was mainly instrumental in procuring the men of the
ted largely in New Bedford, was escorted to the cars by the Shaw Guards. At New Bedford, when the company arrived, a large number of citizens, a reception committee, and the Carney Guards (colored), with the New Bedford Band, were in waiting. With the escort, the veterans, some twenty-two in number, passed through crowded streets to the City Hall. There a meeting was held in their honor, which was called to order by W. H. Johnson, at which speeches were made by Henry F. Harrison and James B. Congdon. Afterward a collation was provided by the colored people for the company. Before the officers of the Fifty-fourth parted, an invitation was extended to them for the succeeding Monday evening, to attend a reception at the residence of John Ritchie, Esq., their late quartermaster, at Chester Park. The Boston Evening Transcript thus referred to the event of the day:— The Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Regiment, the pioneer State colored regiment of this country, recruited at a time
. Colquitt, A. H., 56, 57, 160, 161, 162, 171. Columbia, S. C., 289. Combahee Ferry, S. C., 272, 275, 278. Combahee River, 37, 267, 272. Commissioning Officers, 3, 6. Comparison White and Colored Soldiers, 125. Conant, John, 315, 316, 317. Confederate Government, 1, 7, 17, 96, 178, 179. Confederate officers imprisoned, 196, 218, 222, 223, 226, 227, 228, 229, 231. Confederate Troops. Hamilton's Battery, 301. Baker's Brigade, 254. (See also under respective States). Congdon, James B., 10, 11, 321. Connecticut Troops. Artillery: First Battery, 55, 61. Infantry: Sixth, 74, 76, 86. Seventh, 74,110, 114, 119, 159, 161, 163, 170. Tenth, 53, 54, 55, 56, 60, 63, 67, 74, 85, 90, 106. Conscripts, 141. Contrabands, 37, 47, 49, 131, 228, 229, 232, 264, 275, 279, 285, 296, 297, 298, 301, 308, 309. Conyngham, John B., 139. Cooks, 21, 140. Cooper, John S., 293. Coosawhatchie, S. C., 238, 255, 261. Coosawhatchie Bridge, 256. Coosawhatchie Cross-road, 239, 245, 24