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Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 2 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 1 1 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The Confederate defense of Fort Sumter. (search)
was always striking and beautiful. In the days of Fort Sumter's prime, a conspicuous object was the great flag-staff in the northern angle. Rising to a height of 80 or 100 feet above the harbor, it received the bolts and shells of Gillmore's first bombardment, until, splintered to a stump, it ceased to be used, and a smaller flag was displayed on the walls. Before that, the large garrison flag had been cut away seven times, and replaced by climbing. This I saw done repeatedly by Private John Drury, and once by Sergeant Schaffer, both of the 1st South Carolina Artillery. Afterward, when the flag was flown from the south-eastern angle, and again from the center of the gorgewall, I witnessed feats of replacing it under fire. November 27th, 1863, the shot-marker at the lookout on the western extremity of the gorge, Private James Tupper, Jr., of the Charleston Battalion, seeing the flag shot away, walked, exposed the whole length of the crest, to the point where he was met by thr
o June 2, 1865. Forty-Second Regiment Infantry. ´╝łNine Months.) Name.Co.Age.Term of service. 90Major BaconD18Sept. 20, 1862, to Aug. 20, 1863. 91Edward BoardmanD31Sept. 20, 1862, to Aug. 20, 1863. 92John BurnsD35Oct. 1, 1862, to Aug. 20, 1863. 93Thomas BurnsD21Sept. 20, 1862, to Aug. 20, 1863. 94William BurkeD2SSept. 20, 1862, to Aug. 20, 1863. 95George T. ClintonD26Sept. 20, 1862, to Aug. 20, 1863. 96Dennis DaileyD26f Sept. 20, 1862; died Aug. 1, 1863, at Hemstead, Texas. 97John DruryD23Sept. 20, 1862, to Aug. 20, 1863. 98Peter SumamD21Sept. 20, 1862, to Aug. 20, 1863. 99Fitzallen GourleyD20Sept. 20, 1862, to Aug. 20, 1863. 100James JohnsonD44f Sept. 20, 1862; deserted Nov. 20, 1862, at Keadville, Mass. 101Frank McConlowD18Sept. 20, 1862, to Aug. 20, 1863. 102John O'HarranD22f Sept. 20, 1862; arrested by civil authority, Oct. 18, 1862. 103George PowersD23Sept. 20, 1862, to Aug. 20, 1863. 104Jeremiah S. RussellD19Sept. 20, 1862, to Aug. 20, 1863. 105Cornelius Rya