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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones),
's daring attempts to escape from Lieutenant Charlie Pierce Johnson's Island.
Lieutenant Charlie Pierce's daring attempts to escape from Johnson's Island. By Lieutenant M. Mcnamara. Early in Novembe
away their swords to avoid surrendering them, and Lieutenant Charlie Pierce, of the Seventh Louisiana, broke his sword on his composed of those below the rank of captain — of which Charlie Pierce was captain and catcher, and the Confederate nine, com time being, cut off.
In all the prison sports, Lieutenant Charlie Pierce was regarded as the leader.
His versatile talent no one was more bent on it than the heroic and daring Charlie Pierce.
A tunnel had been commenced from Block 8, but the pr s cavalry.
The others armed themselves with rocks.
Lieutenants Pierce, Wheeler and J. B. Bowles, of Louisville, Kentucky, a second shot, he having no other means of defence.
Lieutenant Pierce speedily pursued his way over the natural bridge of i er, and claim the reward.
They had no ordinary one in Charlie Pierce, and hungry, chilled and foot-sore, he was speedily ma