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nland by Wappoo Creek. From the landing a road led onward, which soon separated into two: one running to the right through timber, across low sandy ground to Secessionville; the other to the left, over open fields across the low ground, past Dr. Thomas Grimball's house on to the Wappoo. The low ground crossed by both these roadsorgia, and four companies Thirty-second Georgia, about fourteen hundred men, supported by the Marion Artillery, was to cross the marsh at the causeway nearest Secessionville, drive the enemy as far as the lower causeway [nearest Stono] rapidly recross the marsh at that point by a flank movement, and cut off and capture the force enel Shaw marched it to the right and some little distance to the rear, where it halted, faced to the front, and stood in line of battle at right angles to the Secessionville road. Rapid work was going on at the outposts. Before dawn the pickets of the Fifty-fourth had heard hoarse commands and the sound of marching men coming
n distinctly hear the bands and drums on James Island, and see them drilling in the daytime. For the past few nights we could hear them having jolly times at Secessionville, cheering, etc., and from seeing regiments leaving in heavy marching order, with baggage-wagons in the rear, judge that the uproar was occasioned by these dep became efficient artillerists, as had those of Company H. Both works on Lighthouse Inlet were frequently engaged with the lower James Island batteries about Secessionville, at long range. General Hatch, having concluded to try to cut the railroad at Ashepoo, sent Brig.-Gen. William Birney with some sixteen hundred men to make did not expect attack. Major Appleton, commanding Lighthouse Inlet, made a boat reconnaissance on the night of the 29th, nearly up to the enemy's lines at Secessionville. Orders were received on the 30th for the Fifty-fourth, except Companies C, H, I, and part of F at Black Island, to move at sunset, with arms and intrenchin
city and Fort Pemberton from across the Stono. General Schimmelfennig's force, landing on James Island, was to front Secessionville; and he was also to send troops to John's Island to open communication with General Hatch. The navy was to assist atFort Pemberton and Batteries Pringle and Tynes were on the Stono to our left front; and from there to Fort Lamar and Secessionville were mutually supporting and detached fieldworks for artillery united by curtains for infantry. The enemy's force comans with the Fifty-fourth companies at Black Island was ordered to cross in boats to James Island, and attack toward Secessionville, to co-operate with the movement against Johnson. Preparations were made, and the boats transported across the islanh, and discharged their pieces at the enemy. There was some light skirmishing. A few shells came over the line from Secessionville without damage. Our foe was busy erecting an earthwork and extending his trenches, seriously interfered with by the
an, 252. Savannah River, 233, 286. Sawyer, Mr., 312. Saxton, Rufus, 1, 37, 105, 208, 221, 228, 229. Saxton, Rufus, letter to E. N. Hallowell, 229. Scammon, E. P., 195, 228, 233. Schimmelfennig, A., 157, 189, 195, 199, 201, 206, 211, 221, 274, 275, 283. Schmitt, Michael, 146. Schouler, William, 33. Schwabe, Leo B., 221. Scott, Charles, 304. Scudder, Marshall S., 15. Seabrook Island, S. C., 199. Sea Voyages, 35, 36, 39, 40, 51, 148, 151, 184, 234, 286, 288, 309, 317. Secessionville, S. C., 53, 54, 56, 57, 189, 192, 197, 199, 211. Secretary of War, 2, 31, 97, 190, 191, 220. Sentinel, steamer, 39, 40, 41, 44. Serrell, E. W., 108, 109. Seven Mile Bridge, S. C., 291. Severance, Mrs. C. M., 23. Seymour, Battery, 139. Seymour, Truman, 74, 86, 88, 133, 150, 152, 153, 155, 156, 157, 158, 160, 162,163, 164, 167, 169, 170, 172, 174, 175, 177, 181, 182, 183, 195. Shaler, Alexander, 195. Sharpshooters, 108, 110, 118, 122, 133, 135, 165, 166. Shaw, Fort, 134, 188