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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 4 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 2 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 5: military and naval operations on the coast of South Carolina.--military operations on the line of the Potomac River. (search)
and so eager were they to tread the soil of South Carolina, that many of them leaped from the boats and waded ashore. Fort Walker was formally taken possession of, and General Wright made his Headquarters near it, at the abandoned mansion of William Pope, and the only dwelling-house at that point. It had been the headquarters of General Drayton. General Stevens's brigade, consisting of the Seventy-ninth Popes House Hilton head. New York and Eighth Michigan, crossed over to Bay PointSouth Carolina coast islands, after the battle of the 7th of November, was at Port Royal Ferry, on the Coosaw, at the close of the year. They had a fortified position there, and a force estimated at eight thousand strong, under Generals Gregg and Pope, from which it was determined to expel them. A joint land and naval expedition against this post was undertaken, the former comnmanded by Brigadier-General Stevens, and the latter by Commander C. R. P. Rogers. The troops employed by Stevens were
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 12: Norfolk County. (search)
g of Washington, in Faneuil Hall, by Alvan Fisher, Esq., of Dedham, was given by his widow, Mrs Lydia E. Fisher, to hang in its appropriate place in the Memorial Hall. Dorchester Incorporated Sept. 7, 1630. Annexed to the city of Boston, June 4, 1869. Population in 1860, 9,769; in 1865, 10,729. Valuation in 1860, $10,880,383; in 1865, $12,521,038. The selectmen in 1861, 1862, and 1863 were Ebenezer Eaton, Edward H. R. Ruggles, Lewis F. Pierce; in 1864 and 1865, James H. Upham, William Pope, William Henry Swan. The town-clerk in 1861, 1862, and 1863 was Eben Tolman; in 1864 and 1865, Thomas F. Temple. The town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, and 1863 was Oliver Hall; in 1864, John P. Clapp; in 1865, Thomas F. Temple. 1861. The first meeting in relation to the war was held on the 20th of April; it was a citizens', held in pursuance of the call posted throughout the town. The Massachusetts Sixth Regiment had been attacked in Baltimore on the 19th, which created intense exci
A man named Price, imprisoned, on the charge of conspiring with negroes, made his escape from the jail of Montgomery county, Va., last week. On Friday last, while P. F. Frazee, Jr., of Columbus, S. C., was on his way to join his company on the coast, he fell from a wagon and broke his neck. An affray took place recently, a few miles above Dakota La., between Geo. W. Grove and Dr. A. M. Young, in which the latter received two shots, which it was supposed would terminate fatally. W. A. Lord, transportation agent on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, died recently in consequence of an injury received on the road. The Charleston Mercury says: Gen. Walker's disease, we regret to learn, has taken an unfavorable turn, presenting symptoms that give much alarm for the result. Hon. Wm. Pope, of St. Lake's Parish, S. C., died on the 16th of March near Sandersville, Ga. Alexander Falis, one of the most enterprising merchants of Columbus, S, C., died last Friday.