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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 23.-Second Rhode Island regiment. (search)
Doc. 23.-Second Rhode Island regiment. The following are the principal officers of the Second Regiment:-- John Slocum, Colonel; C. S. Robbins, Lieutenant-Colonel; Sullivan Ballou, Major; Samuel J. Smith, Adjutant; Albert Eddy, (Second Lieutenant) Acting Adjutant; James Aborn, Quartermaster; Francis L. Wheaton, Surgeon; Rev. Mr. Jamison, Chaplain. Captains and companies. Co. A--Cyrus Dyer. Co. B--John Right. Co. C--Wm. Viall. Co. D--W. H. Steere. Co. E--Isaac P. Rodman. Co. F--Levi Tower. Co. G--Nathan Goff, Jr. Co. H--Chas. W. Greene. Co. I--Samuel J. Smith. Co. K--Chas. Turner.--N. Y. Evening Post, June 20.
allow no cover from the guns of the fort. This fortification had been occupied for about three weeks by the Second and Third South Carolina Regiments, under Gen. M. L. Bonham, the successor in Congress of the notorious Brooks, and the commandant of the advance guard of the Potomac. In approaching this point our skirmishers had a brush with those of the rebels, in which a corporal of the Second Rhode Island Regiment received a flesh wound in the thigh, and a rebel officer was captured by Capt. Dyer. The advance of Burnside's brigade reached the fortification in time to make one prisoner, a South Carolina officer, who surrendered to Major Mission, paymaster of the Second Rhode Island Regiment. The inside of the fortification presented abundant evidences of the haste with which it had been abandoned by its late occupants. Sacks of flour, meat, clothing, arms, equipments, and camp utensils were everywhere scattered over the ground, and the camp fires, probably prepared for the noon