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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Charles Jones Colcock. (search)
his later home, for culture, refinement and hospitality. Later he purchased a plantation where the Colleton river empties into the Broad, and next to Foot Point, his hospitable house with broad piazzas, commanded several fine views of the Broad river and the beautiful Port Royal region. It was here that he was a planter of sea island cotton. Colonel Colcock had a good school education, but was not a collegian; he was of an observant and suggestive mind and was full of plans and project fought, Put so much of his heart into his act, That his example had a magnet's force, And all were swift to follow—whom all loved. At the close of the war, having the care of two sea island plantations, about seven miles from the mouth of Broad river, he made his summer home in Bluffton, near by. It was the period of that demoralizing Federal agency, the Freedmen's Bureau, with its false promises, forty acres and a mule, and kindred follies. As long as full rations were freely distribut
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Fragments of war history relating to the coast defence of South Carolina, 1861-‘65, and the hasty preparations for the Battle of Honey Hill, November 30, 1864. (search)
the Stono, North and South Edisto, Ashepoo, Combahee, Coosaw and Broad rivers and their tributaries, gave to the Federal forces short water lif observation overlooking the enemy's water lines; from Stono to Broad River, we had to maintain our thin line of videttes, who kept watch th cavalry and artillery, suddenly came in view of the vedettes on Broad river, on their way to Boyd's Landing. This was about 8 o'clock A. M., 661. With the uncertain movements of the enemy's vessels in Broad river, some of them mistaking Boyd's Landing and even higher up the ri discovered very unexpectedly the vessels of the enemy moving up Broad river to that deep water landing. Lieutenant T. Heyward Howard, Compas small force. I have heard the General express the regret that Broad River was between the enemy's camp and the mainland, and that we had no'clock A. M.) you informed me that the enemy had moved out from Broad River, were encamped within a few miles of the Savannah and Charleston