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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 12 8 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 12 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 11 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 10 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 4 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) 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: may 27, 1862., [Electronic resource] 7 7 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 13, 1862., [Electronic resource] 6 2 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 6 6 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 18, 1862., [Electronic resource] 5 5 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1857. (search)
vice until November, when General Foster, who then commanded the department, made an expedition to Little Washington and Plymouth. Lieutenant Perkins's health had been a good deal impaired by chills and fever; and after this march, which was wearisome, and followed by exhausting picket duty in the swamp country, he was obliged to go down to Beaufort to recruit. He had by no means, however, regained his strength when he rejoined his regiment to take part in the expedition to Kinston and Goldsborough, in December, 1862. Nothing but his indomitable pluck enabled him, in his debilitated condition, to stand the fatigues of this long march. The Twenty-fourth left Newbern, with other portions of the Eighteenth Corps, for South Carolina, in January, 1863, when General Hunter undertook operations against Charleston in conjunction with the fleet under the late Admiral Dupont. The land forces, however, effected little, and the great naval contest of the 7th of April ended unsuccessfully f
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1859. (search)
ble weight, almost without sleep and with insufficient food. I have been so hungry that I seized eagerly on a sweet potato left in the mud and half covered with it, and ate it as I never ate anything before. . . . . I suffered so from sleeplessness and hunger that it seems a dreadful dream, and my friends told me that my face was like an old man's, so that no one would have thought me young. A fortnight later a comrade wrote of him:— His sufferings on the late march to and from Goldsborough must have been intense, such as would have compelled many a man to class himself among the sick and wounded. And his conduct at Whitehall too, where he fought bravely with the right-flank company, with which he had been marching, instead of seeking his own company, which he must have known was much less exposed to the enemy's fire, show the bravery of a true soul. He plucked new confidence from the nettle danger, and his letters at this time breathe a cheerful expectation of usefulne
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1860. (search)
d at any minute, he had still an eye for the ludicrous, and a cheeriness which nothing could discourage. He was at once transferred to the flag-ship of Commodore Goldsborough, commanding the naval forces in the Sounds, to afford the means of communication between the land and naval forces,—--a distinction which shows how fully dear mother,—My last letter left me on board the schooner Colonel Patterly, having just arrived in Hatteras Inlet. From thence I was transferred on board Commodore Goldsborough's flag-ship, to act as signal officer on his staff. I cannot describe to you the change from the dirty quarters and short rations of the schooner to the the fleet turned to Newbern, which was captured after a brisk engagement. Lieutenant Barstow was during this action with Captain Rowan, who had succeeded Commodore Goldsborough in command of the Sound Squadron. He continued in his duties as signal officer for about a year, serving in all the active operations of the army in No
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1861. (search)
s. The Colonel Satterly arrived safely at Hatteras, and reported to General Burnside on January 28th, and found the whole fleet there, except two vessels which were lost. He was now quartered upon the Philadelphia, the flagship of Commodore Goldsborough, as signal officer. He went on board the gunboat Southfield on February 6th, Commodore Goldsborough having transferred his flag to that vessel for the attack on Roanoke Island. He writes as follows on February 9th, after the battle of RCommodore Goldsborough having transferred his flag to that vessel for the attack on Roanoke Island. He writes as follows on February 9th, after the battle of Roanoke Island, his first engagement:— We went on board the Southfield last Thursday morning at daylight, and expected to be within gunshot in about an hour, as we were only about ten miles from Roanoke Island. But it came on to rain, and we were obliged to anchor and lie by all night. Friday morning it was foggy, but about ten it cleared off, and we got under way. In about half an hour we were in full sight of everything. . . . . We fired our first shot at about eleven, and at half past
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, Biographical Index. (search)
, H. H., I. 311. G. Gansevoort, Col., I. 303. Gardner, Francis, II. 43, 208;, 363. Garrison, W. P., II. 159. Gavazzi, Father, II. 45, 46;. Gelray, J. W., Major, II. 137. Gholson, Ann Jane, II. 237. Gholson, S. C., II. 237. Gholson, W. Y., Jr., Capt., Memoir, I. 237-242. Gholson, Thomas, II. 237. Gholson, Thomas, Jr., II. 237. Gibbon, John, Maj.-Gen., I. 92, 430;, 431; H. 100, 428, 454. Gillmore, Q. A., Maj.-Gen., I. 373. Glasgow, Mr., II. 237. Goldsborough, Com. . II. 108, 109;, 110, 254. Goodhue, Clarissa, II. 230. Goodhue, S., II. 230. Goodrich, Allen, I. 126. Goodrich, Charles B., I. 177. Goodrich, J. F., Memoir, I. 126-131. Goodrich, Mary E., I. 126. Goodwin, Lucy C., I. 273. Goodwin, Ozias, I. 273. Goodwin, R. C., Private, Memoir, I. 273, 274;. Also, I. 355; II. 186, 369;. Goodwin, W. W., Prof., II. 304. Gordon, G. H. Maj.-Gen. I. 134, 170;, 257, 258, 260, 263, 269, 273, 315, 323, 356; Il. 86, 89, 137,