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William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 41 1 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 38 0 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 9 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 7 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 5 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 3 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Name Index of Commands 2 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 2 0 Browse Search
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at Honey Hill released the city of Savannah from an impending danger, which, had it not been thus averted, would have necessitated its immediate evacuation. General Potter wrote of the troops engaged, Nothing but the formidable character of the obstacles they encountered prevented them from achieving success; and Capt. Charles Cen in these engagements, which were the last battles of the war in which Massachusetts troops took serious part. They occurred in connection with what was called Potter's Raid, conducted by Gen. E. E. Potter under General Sherman's orders, the object being to reach and destroy a vast amount of rolling stock on a railway already dGen. E. E. Potter under General Sherman's orders, the object being to reach and destroy a vast amount of rolling stock on a railway already destroyed by him. The raid included the 54th and 55th Mass. infantries and a detachment of the 4th Mass. Cavalry, and was put to an end by the appearance of a flag of truce announcing an armistice between Sherman and Johnston. It may be proper to refer again to a fact already mentioned, that the first regiment of freed slaves for