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Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 40 2 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 24 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 19 1 Browse Search
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 14 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 18, 1864., [Electronic resource] 12 0 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 10 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 7 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 19, 1864., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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amer Governor Milton. Late in the afternoon of the 9th Terry's division moved. The monitor Nantucket, gunboats Pawnee and Commodore McDonough, and mortar schooner C. P. Williams passed up the river, firing on James Island to the right and John's Island to the left, followed by thirteen transports carrying troops. Col. W. W. H. Davis, with portions of his regiment—the One Hundred and Fourth Pennsylvania—and the Fifty-second Pennsylvania, landed on Battery Island, advancing to a bridge leadiwn, Terry's demonstration in superior force might have been converted into a real attack, and James Island fallen before it, when Charleston must have surrendered or been destroyed. Captain Willard, on the 11th, with Company B, was sent to John's Island at Legareville to prevent a repetition of firing upon our vessels by artillery such as had occurred that morning. In the afternoon the Tenth Connecticut and Ninetyseventh Pennsylvania, covered by the Pawnee's fire, advanced the picket line
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Chapter 7: bombardment of Charleston. (search)
e out in Charleston which illumined the whole sky and destroyed twelve buildings before it was subdued, the falling walls injuring many firemen. Chatfield joined Gregg in the bombardment directed upon the fire. The enemy opened rapidly for a time and then gradually ceased, but our guns continued to fire with more or less vigor all day. On their part the Confederates prepared a Christmas surprise for the gunboat Marblehead lying in the Stono near Legareville. At 6 A. M. some pieces on John's Island, brought there at night, opened on the gunboat, but were soon driven away with loss of men and guns. New Year's Day being the first anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the non-commissioned officers arranged for a celebration. The men formed and proceeded to the parade-ground, where a dry-goods box covered with a rubber blanket was placed, to serve as a speaker's stand. Chaplain Harrison offered a prayer and then introduced the orator of the day, Sergeant Barquet of Company
r defend his position. Reinforcements continued to join, so that on the 18th he had forty-six hundred infantry (largely veterans), about six hundred cavalry, and three batteries of twelve guns. The enemy's knowledge of our force was accurate, and of our plans considerable, for despatches from Gillmore to Terry at Folly Island were intercepted and deciphered. Beauregard therefore stripped his garrisons elsewhere to meet us in Florida. A diversion made by General Schimmelfennig on John's Island, S. C., occurred too early, and another by Col. J. B. Howell, Eighty-fifth Pennsylvania, at Whitmarsh Island, Ga., too late to serve Seymour. Colonel Hallowell, commanding Jacksonville, occupied the Crespo house as headquarters. The Fifty-fifth Massachusetts arrived on the 14th, and the next day relieved the Fifty-fourth from picket and provost-guard duty. Colonel Hartwell succeeded Colonel Hallowell in command of the post. Second Lieut. Thomas S. Bridgham, a brother of our assistant-
brigades, landing at Seabrook, crossed to John's Island at the Haulover Bridge, and bivouacked somlina Cavalry, all dismounted, were sent to John's Island from Savannah, for news had been received another regiment killed. General Hatch on John's Island that day advanced on the road running paraitred the enemy's position from a point on John's Island across the Stono, right opposite Pringle, eral Birney had returned to Florida. At John's Island on the 7th, Colonel Silliman, with his regnd that General Hatch should withdraw from John's Island on the night of the 9th. The admiral reco broke out in the hamlet of Legareville on John's Island. Lieutenant Spear, who came in a rowboat fult. Early on the morning of the 8th at John's Island, there was an artillery duel between our fH. Robertson, the Confederate commander on John's Island, with four regiments, a battalion of Georgarranged plan, General Hatch withdrew from John's Island upon transports without molestation, Montg[5 more...]
Feb. 15, 1864, 155. Olustee, Feb. 20, 1864,160. Cedar Run, March 1, 1864, 178. Cedar Run, April 2, 1864, 183. James Island, July 2, 1864, 200. Fort Johnson, July 3, 1864, 206. King's Creek, July 3, 1864, 208. James Island, July 4, 1864, 210. John's Island, July 7, 1864, 212. Bloody Bridge, July 9, 1884, 214. Honey Hill, Nov. 30, 1864, 241. Devaux's Neck, Dec. 6, 1864, 256. Devaux's Neck, Dec. 7, 1864, 257. Devaux's Neck, Dec. 9, 1864, 259. Eppes' Bridge, April 7, 1865, 292. Dingle's Mill,Jeffries, Walter A., 97. Jenkins, Mike, 262. Jenning's Swamp, S. C., 299. Jewett, Charles, Jr., 183, 202, 205, 237, 276, 316. Jewett, R. H. L., 23, 24, 55, 85, 90, 105, 145, 164, 166, 196, 237, 316. Johassie Island, S. C., 193. John's Island, S. C., 52, 54, 144, 157, 199, 201, 208, 209, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215. Johnson, Andrew, 313. Johnson, Edward, 196. Johnson, Fort, 114, 133, 141, 203, 206, 207, 283, 315. Johnson, J. C., 293. Johnson, James, P., 302, 304. Johnson, Private,