elled by the enemy.
December 20th.--Had works built for two guns, which were crossed in the night.
Were shelled by gun-boats and field-battery.
December 21st.--Received orders to cross to Argyle Island, which was effected without loss to our regiment.
Companies A and C, and our pickets, were hard pressed by the enemy, but crossed late at night with a loss of one man wounded.
The regiment attempted to cross to the main land, but a heavy wind prevailing, were blown down river to King's Island, and recrossed the regiment to Argyle Island in small boats with much difficulty.
December 22d.---The whole day spent in crossing the brigade to the Georgia shore.
At night, marched about seven miles, to the present camp of the command.
I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant, William Cogswell, Colonel Commanding Second Massachusetts Infantry.
Lieutenant-Colonel Sill's Report.
headquarters one hundred and Seventh New-York volunteers, near Savanna