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of the war. After a peculiarly fatiguing embarkation and night voyage, the regiment reached Folly Island at 9 A. M. on the 18th of June, had a toilsome march along the beaches until 2 P. M., and crossing the inlet of Morris Island reported to General Strong at 5 P. M. They had no rations, had had no food that day and little sleep for two nights, and in this condition were placed at the head of a night attack on Fort Wagner. For a Confederate account of the attack on Fort Wagner, see Maj. John Johnson's Defence of Charleston Harbor, p. 93. His appendix gives the official reports of Union officers. For Union accounts see Emilio's admirable History of the 54th Mass. There are other descriptions in Gordon's War Diary, pp. 188, 198, 215, and elsewhere. Xix. Operations in the Department of the South. Some minor engagements occurred in South Carolina in the summer of 1862 in which a few Massachusetts regiments took part; two companies of the First Cavalry at Pocataligo (May 29) u