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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 21 3 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 8 2 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 2 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 7 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 4 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 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) 1 1 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 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)
ds, six banded and rifled 42-pounders, eight smooth-bore 32-pounders, and three 10-inch sea-coast mortars,--in all, thirty-three guns and mortars. 2. Fort Moultrie, under Colonel William Butler, with five companies of the 1st South Carolina Infantry (regulars); the guns engaged being nine 8-inch Columbiads, five banded and rifled 32-pounders, five smooth-bore 32-pounders, and two 10-inch mortars,--in all, twenty-one guns and mortars. 3. Battery Bee, on Sullivan's Island, under Lieutenant-Colonel J. C. Simkins, with three companies of the 1st South Carolina Infantry (regulars) and six guns: five 10-inch and one 8-inch Columbiads. 4. Battery Beauregard, under Captain Julius A. Sitgreaves, with two companies of regulars--one from Sumter and one from Moultrie — and three guns: an 8-inch Columbiad and two 32-pounders, rifled. 5. Battery Wagner, under Major C. K. Huger, with two companies of regulars from Sumter. There four guns were used: one 32-pbunder, rifled; one 24-pounder, rifled;
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 1.9 (search)
On the morning of the 2d of August a general plan for the construction of the marsh battery was submitted by Colonel Serrell to General Gillmore. It received his immediate approval, and preparations were begun for cutting the timber and building a trestle-work roadway across the marsh. This road, some two and a half miles long, was made during the following week, and then the difficult construction of the marsh battery was commenced under the direct fire of Batteries Haskell, Cheves, and Simkins and the other smaller Confederate works on James Island. A very large party of soldiers was detailed to make and fill sand-bags. A mock battery was built under Colonel Serrell's orders to the left of the proposed marsh battery by Lieutenants Edwards and Charles V. Hartman, of the Volunteer Engineers, for the purpose of drawing the Confederate fire from our working parties. This plan was successful. The foundation for the real battery was commenced under the direction of Colonel Serrel
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing land forces at Charleston, S. C. (search)
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 reserve) is estimated at 5000. Confederate. Garrison, Brig.-Gen. William B. Taliaferro: 32d Ga., Col. George P. Harrison, Jr.; 31st N. C., Lieut.-Col. C. W. Knight; 51st N. C., Col. Hector McKethan; Charleston (S. C.) Battalion, Lieut.-Col. P. C. Gaillard (w); 7th S. C. Battalion, Maj. J. H. Rion. Artillery, Lieut.-Col. J. C. Simkins (k): 63d Ga. (2 co's), Capts. J. T. Buckner and W. J. Dixon; 1st S. C. (2 co's), Capts. W. T. Tatom (k) and Warren Adams; S. C. Battery, Capt. W. L. De Pass. Total Confederate loss: killed and wounded, 174. Total force guarding fortifications around Charleston, about 8500. Total engaged at Battery Wagner, about 1000. Siege operations, August-September, 1863. Union.--Morris Island, Brig.-Gen. Alfred H. Terry. First Brigade, Col. Henry R. Guss: 9th Me., Lieut.-Col