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rs. Chas. W. Sumner, Albert G. Browne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William B. Rogers, Charles Buffum, John S. Emery, Gerritt Smith, Albert G. Browne, Jr., Mrs. S. R. Urbino, Edward W. Kinsley, Uriah and John Ritchie, Pond & Duncklee, John H. and Mary E. Cabot, Mary P. Payson, Manuel Emilio, Henry W. Holland, Miss Halliburton, Frederick Tudor, Samuel Johnson, Mary E. Stearns, Mrs. William J. Loring, Mrs. Governor Andrew, Mrs. Robert C. Waterston, Wright & Potter, James B. Dow, William Cumston, John A. Higginson, Peter Smith, Theodore Otis, Avery Plummer, James Savage, Samuel May, Mrs. Samuel May, Josiah Quincy, William Claflin, Mrs. Harrison Gray Otis, George Bemis, Edward Atkinson, Professor Agassiz, John G. Palfrey, besides several societies and fraternities. Most of the papers connected with the labors of the committee were destroyed in the great Boston fire, so that it is difficult now to set forth proper
lements. A large sidewheel steamer with smokestacks painted red and lead-color, called the Flore, was chased ashore on Sullivan's Island during the night of the 22d, and was destroyed the next day by our guns. On or about the 29th, Brig.-Gen. Edward E. Potter assumed command of the district, relieving General Scammon. About this period our fire upon the city was stronger than for some time. November 5, a small vessel was discovered ashore in front of Fort Moultrie. She seemed to be loadeless on Morris Island, exposed to the chilling winds and damp atmosphere. News of the re-election of President Lincoln was received with enthusiasm as a guarantee that the war would be vigorously prosecuted. Brigadier-General Hatch relieved General Potter on the 17th of the district command. Some changes had taken place among the officers since the return from James Island. Lieut. Frederick H. Webster reported for duty July 16, and Asst.-Surg. Louis D. Radzinsky, August 16. Captain Jones de
l. Our arrival with other troops at Hilton Head was in consequence of General Foster's orders to co-operate with General Sherman in his march to the sea, for the latter had telegraphed General Halleck from Kingston, Ga., November 11,— I would like to have Foster break the Charleston and Savannah Railroad about Pocotaligo about the 1st of December. A force of some five thousand men was gathered at Port Royal and organized as the Coast Division, under command of General Hatch. Gen. E. E. Potter's First Brigade was composed of the Fifty-sixth, One Hundred and Twentyseventh, One Hundred and Forty-fourth and One Hundred and Fifty-seventh New York, Twenty-fifth Ohio, Thirtysecond, Thirty-fourth, and Thirty-fifth United States Colored Troops; Col. A. S. Hartwell's Second Brigade, of the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Massachusetts, Twenty-sixth and One Hundred and Second United States Colored Troops. Lieut.-Col. William Ames commanded the artillery, consisting of Batteries B and F,
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Chapter 13: operations about Pocotaligo. (search)
On the evening of the 12th, word was received that the enemy had abandoned Combahee Ferry. The Twenty-fifth Ohio, by a night's march, crossed the river the next day, and took station at Lownde's plantation. The effect of Sherman's advance was being felt in our front, for the Western army was across the North Edisto near Orangeburg. Gen. A. R. Wright retired from Ashepoo across the Edisto, and McLaws from Branchville to Four Hole Swamp. Hardee was also concerned for Charleston, as General Potter, with the Fifty-fifth Massachusetts, One Hundred and Forty-fourth New York, and Thirty-second United States Colored Troops entered Bull's Bay on the 12th, shelled the enemy's batteries at Owendaw Creek, and landing on the 16th, intrenched. General Schimmelfennig was again making demonstrations on James Island. We received early news of this retirement, for on the 13th a party of thirteen contrabands arrived and reported, De Rebs clean gone to Ashepoo. During the night Company H join
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Chapter 14: Charleston and Savannah. (search)
mpany of the One Hundred and Second as the guard. While there, the weather was rainy and chilly. On the 25th orders came for the First Brigade to report to General Potter, our Second Brigade to take post on Charleston Neck and the Third Brigade to remain. At 6 P. M. we marched to a wharf, but as transportation was not furnishesed to James Island on the night of the 17th. He early discovered the evacuation, and at 1 P. M., on the 18th, entered Charleston after crossing the Ashley. General Potter learned of the abandonment on the 19th, and moved from Bull's Bay through the Christ Church lines to Mt. Pleasant on the 20th. Potter, on the 22d, with a foPotter, on the 22d, with a force, followed Hardee's track to St. Stephen's depot, but as the latter had burned the Santee River Bridge, he returned. Into the war-ravaged city of Charleston, with its shattered buildings, disrupted grass-grown streets, deserted wharves, and scuttled hulks, the Fifty-fourth entered at 9 A. M., on the 27th, having crossed the
Chapter 15: Potter's Raid. While at Columbia, S. C., General Sherman sent and destroyed the raasily dislodged, kept in front of the column. Potter reached the Northeastern Railroad that day ands Corner and Pineville, to co-operate with General Potter. An effort was made to open communicationegroes and many wagons and draught animals. Potter resumed the march April 11, leaving the Twentyrom there, on that day, Capt. Frank Goodwin of Potter's staff, accompanied by Lieutenant Newell of Hfifth some loss in repulsing them from there. Potter coming up with the main force, the One Hundredo flank the enemy collected on the main road. Potter marched until midnight, making twelve miles, anted men, and Hamilton's field battery. General Potter, demonstrating with his main body along Sw trestle at Wateree Junction, on the 11th. General Potter devoted the 20th to its destruction. Thatn at 5 P. M. after making twenty-two miles. Potter's Raid occupied twenty-one days, during which [13 more...]
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Roster of the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
of Morris Id. S. C., the city of Jacksonville, Fla., Defences of Charleston; 3rd Brig. 1st Div. 10th Army Corps; 2nd Brig. Coast Div. Dept. So. and a Brigade in Potter's Raid. Died 26 Jly 71 West Medford, Mass. Hallowell, Norwood Penrose; Lieut. Col. 13 Apl 39 Philadelphia; single; student; Cambridge. Lt. Col. 17 Apl 63, muust. 21 Aug; Capt 26 Jan 64, must. 30 Mch. Discharged 20 Aug 65 ex. term. Other service:—Co. C 13th Mass. 16 Jly 61. Staff of Gen's. Alex. Schimmelfennig, Edwd. E. Potter, Rufus Saxton, E. P. Scammon, and Jno. P. Hatch. Chelsea, Mass. Tucker, Charles Edward; Captain Co. H. 28 Feb 37, Gardner, Me; single; clerk; Boston. 2d Lber; Boston. 13 Nov 63; 20 Augt. 65. $325. Postley, James 19, sin.; laborer; Elmira, N. Y. 8 Apl 63; 12 Oct 65. Wounded 18 Apl 65 Boykins Mills, S. C. $50. Potter, Charles A. 18, sin.; laborer; Pittsfield. 8 Apl 63; 23 Sep 65 Charleston, S. C; dis, Wounded 9 Jly 65 in street fight Charleston, S. C. $50. Pittsfield. Powe
11, 316,317. Pope plantation, 149. Port Royal, S. C., 36, 193, 207, 236, 237, 264. Port Royal Island, 266. Porter, Private, 152. Postley, James, 302. Potter, Edward E., 233, 236, 239, 241, 243, 250, 251, 255, 256, 259, 261, 275, 281, 283, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 298, 299, 300, 301, 303, 305, 306, 307, 308. PottePotter's Raid, 289,,308. Pratt, James A., 34, 81, 90, 93, 133, 176. Pratt, Wheelock, 122. Preble, George H., 236, 239. Presentation of flags, 24. Presentiments of death, 62, 67, 252. Presto, blockade runner, steamer, 187. Price, Alice, steamer, 103. Price, Cornelius, 204. Price, Isaiah, 103. Prices in Charleston, 19sahickon, gunboat, 237. Woodbury, J. G., 111. Wounded, Care of, 64, 105, 173, 174, 176, 251, 254, 272. Wright, A. R., 275. Wright, Elizur, 14. Wright and Potter, 16. Wright's Bluff, S. C., 298, 299, 305, 307. Wyoming, steamer, 268. Y. Yellow Bluff, Fla., 185. Yellow fever, 226. Young, P. M. B., 300. Z.