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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 17: (search)
ase of swift torpedo boats from English builders. On November 15th, Maj. John Jenkins, Third South Carolina cavalry, reported that the enemy had reoccupied Seabrook island (John's island) in large force. On the following day there was a considerable action between the Federal monitors and the Sullivan's island batteries, Capt. their absence. Gen. Henry A. Wise, in command of the Sixth district, reported that the enemy landed in force on Kiowah island, the night of the 8th, crossed Seabrook island, at the Haulover to John's island, driving in the pickets of the advanced post held by Maj. John Jenkins, with part of the Sixth South Carolina cavalry. Jenk 1st, he sailed from Hilton Head with a force of 5,000 infantry, 100 cavalry and two sections of artillery. Two brigades, under General Hatch, were landed on Seabrook island with orders to push to the north end, seize the ferry, cross over and destroy the railroad. Another brigade was landed at White Point under General Birney,
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
a private was detailed to the office of Surg.-Gen. R. W. Gibbes, with headquarters at Charleston. Six months later he entered the Washington artillery, Capt. George H. Walters commanding, and was mustered into the Confederate service with this command, thereafter known as Walters' light battery. He was present at the bombardment of Fort Sumter in 1861, and with the artillery he participated in a considerable number of engagements in North and South Carolina, including the fights at Seabrook's Island causeway, June 17, 1863, Waterloo, John's island, July 9, 10, 11, 1864; with gunboats on the Dawhoo river; with the Pawnee, Little Britain island, in February, 1865, and the battles of Averasboro and McNeill's Ferry, N. C., in March, 1865. He was also detailed on various occasions, in the office of Captain Maloney, adjutant-general of Hagood's brigade, as secretary of the brigade medical board, in the office of Adjutant-General Stringfellow, when the latter was connected with the depa