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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
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ated Aug. 10, 1864, from the U. S. gunboat Kennebec. Army and Navy Journal, vol. 2, p. 21. — Letter from ex-officer of, describing her capture. Army and Navy Journal, vol. 2, p. 43. — Surrender of. Army and Navy Journal, vol. 2, p. 8. Terry, Gen. Alfred H. Organizations on duty in his department, Virginia, Aug., 1865; 24th Regt. M. V. I., 4th Mass. Cav., 3d Mass. H. A. Army and Navy Journal, vol. 2, p. 801. — Report of Fort Fisher, second attack, Jan., 1865, Army and Navy Journa F., 13th Regt. M. V. I. Escaped through the tunnel from Libby prison, Richmond, Va., Feb. 9, 1864; statement about remaining prisoners. Boston Evening Journal, Feb. 23, 1864, p. 2, col. 7. Towle, col. Geo. F., U. S. A. Fort Fisher; Gen. Terry's expedition, Jan., 1865. Old and New, vol. 11, p. 290. Townsend, Adj.-Gen. E. D. (Major) Anecdotes of the civil war, rev. of. N. Y. Nation, vol. 38, p. 195. Tranter's Creek, N. C. Engagement of June 3, 1862. Report for 24th Regt
causeway bridge which delayed the advance of our artillery until it could be repaired. Meanwhile the First brigade pressed on to the woods, which they penetrated, driving the enemy before tham, and closely followed by the Second brigade, under Gen Terry, who came up with a cheer and were quickly in the engagement. Here the fight, it may be said, fairly commenced — the enemy's sharpshooters picking off our men rapidly. The artillery fire from our side was not slackened while the bridge was behem. At no one time was the entire field of combat in view from a given point; and I, therefore, find it impossible to speak in detail of the operations of my own regiment. Both brigades participated in the action, and both Generals Brannan and Terry were constantly under fire, leading and directing the move ments of their men, awakening enthusfasm by their personal bravery and the skillful manner in which they manœsuvred their commands. Frequently, while the fight was progressing, we heard