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forming a sister regiment. Many newspapers gave publicity to the efforts of Governor Andrew and the committee. Among the persons who aided the project by speeches or as agents were George E. Stephens, Daniel Calley, A. M. Green, Charles L. Remond, William Wells Brown, Martin R. Delany, Stephen Myers, O. S. B. Wall, Rev. William Jackson, John S. Rock, Rev. J. B. Smith, Rev. H. Garnett, George T. Downing, and Rev. J. W. Loqueer. Recruiting stations were established, and meetings held at Nantucket, Fall River, Newport, Providence, Pittsfield, New York City, Philadelphia, Elmira, and other places throughout the country. In response the most respectable, intelligent, and courageous of the colored population everywhere gave up their avocations, headed the enlistment rolls, and persuaded others to join them. Most memorable of all the meetings held in aid of recruiting the Fifty-fourth was that at the Joy Street Church, Boston, on the evening of February 16, which was enthusiastic an
had been over the course, or a portion of it, before. For all it was a season of rest. The De Molay was a commodious, new, and excellent transport. The staterooms were comfortable, the cabin finely furnished, and the table well provided. For the men bunks were arranged between decks for sleeping, and large coppers for cooking purposes; plenty of condensed but unpalatable water was furnished. May 29, the sea was smooth all day, and the weather fine but not clear. Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket were passed in the morning. At night a fine moon rose. Foggy weather prevailed on the 30th, with an increasing ground-swell, causing some seasickness. The next day the steamer struggled against a head wind. At midnight the craft narrowly escaped grounding on Point Lookout shoals. Some one had tampered with the sounding-line. June 1, pleasant weather enabled the seasick to take some interest in life. The air was soft and balmy, as we ran down the North Carolina coast, which was dimly
188, 196, 207, 216, 217, 234, 235, 270, 282, 284. Morris, Robert C., 14. Morris, William H., 183. Mosquito Creek, S. C., 193. Moultrie, Fort, 116, 128, 141, 282, 314. Moultrie House, 138. Moultrieville, S. C., 128. Mount Pleasant, S. C., 282, 310, 311, 316. Muckenfuss, A. W., 102. Mulford, John E., 233. Murrell's Inlet, S. C., 192. Muster of Colored Officers, 194, 233, 268, 315. Muster-out, 314, 317. Myers, Frank, 91. Myers, Stephen, 12. N. Nahant, monitor, 139. Nantucket, monitor, 52. National holiday, 49, 209, 314. Naval assault, Sumter, 128. Navy Department, 114, 199. Neale, Rev. Dr., 15, 24. Negro laborers in C. S. Army, 122. Netson, William J., 232. New Bedford Band, 321. New Bedford, Mass., 9, 321. New Hampshire Troops. Infantry: Third, 74, 106, 112, 115, 124, 139, 143. Fourth, 126. Seventh, 74, 86,106,160, 174. New Inverness, Ga., 41. New Ironsides, ironclad, 70, 112, 120, 121, 138, 195. New Year's Day, 144. New York, A