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Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 15 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 6 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 2 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 1.1 (search)
lled Battery Rutledge, was close to Fort Moultrie on the east. Secessionville, near the center of James Island, will be found on the map of James and Folly islands. When Cumming's Point was evacuated by the Confederates, Battery Gregg was named Putnam, after Colonel Haldimand S. Putnam, and a work east of Battery Gregg, and facing the main channel, was called Battery Chatfield, after Colonel John L. Chatfield; both lost their lives in the assault on Battery Wagner. The line of defenses coColonel Haldimand S. Putnam, and a work east of Battery Gregg, and facing the main channel, was called Battery Chatfield, after Colonel John L. Chatfield; both lost their lives in the assault on Battery Wagner. The line of defenses constructed on the Neck to protect the city from a land attack on the north side, was made up of a continuous bastion line, which was not suitable to the site where it had been located. The total number of troops of all arms in South Carolina at that time was: infantry, 6,564; artillery in position, 1,787; field artillery, 1,379; cavalry, 2,817,--total, 12,547. Adding the number of troops then in the State of Georgia, 7,189, the aggregate force in the whole department amounted on the 24th of
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The army before Charleston in 1863. (search)
me left, and from Fort Sumter and Sullivan's Island in our distant front. Brigadier-General Truman Seymour organized and commanded the assaulting column, composed of Brigadier-General G. C. Strong's brigade supported by the brigade of Colonel Haldimand S. Putnam. As the column left the line of our batteries and began its advance along the narrow strip of beach, a rapid fire was opened upon it from Fort Sumter and from the works on James Island and on Sullivan's Island. When it reached a poin the senior officer on board, the excitement of the trip, aggravated by the chase and capture of a blockade-runner, brought on lock-jaw, of which he died shortly after reaching New York. Colonel John S. Chatfield was mortally wounded; Colonel Haldimand S. Putnam and Colonel Robert G. Shaw were killed; and Brigadier-General Truman Seymour and several regimental commanders were wounded. It may be said that in making this assault the traditions and maxims of the engineer and his reverence for
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing land forces at Charleston, S. C. (search)
added to General Beauregard's command October 7th, 1862. Battery Wagner, July 18th. Union. First division, Brig.-Gen. Truman Seymour (w). First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. George C. Strong (m w): 6th Conn., Col. John L. Chatfield (mn w), Capt. John N. Tracy; 9th Me., Col. Sabine Emery (w); 54th Mass. (colored), Col. Robert G. Shaw (k), Capt. Luis F. Emilio; 3d N. H., Col. John H. Jackson (w); 48th N. Y., Col. William B. Barton (w); 76th Pa., Capt. John S. Littell. Second Brigade, Col. Haldimand S. Putnam (k): 7th N. H., Lieut.-Col. Joseph C. Abbott; 100th N. Y., Col. George B. Dandy; 62d Ohio, Col. Francis B. Pond; 67th Ohio, Col. Alvin C. Voris. Artillery, Lieut.-Col. Richard W. Jackson and Capt. Loomis L. Langdon (in charge of siege-batteries): C, 3d R. I., Capt. Charles R. Brayton; E, 3d U. S., Lieut. John R. Myrick. Total Union loss: killed, 246; wounded, 880; captured or missing, 389 = 1515. The strength of the assaulting column (exclusive of Stevenson's brigade, held in re