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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 16 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 29, 1862., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 9, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 3 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 7, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 4, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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a rifle-gun, or one of heavy calibre. After coming up with and passing the high land on Wilmington Island, the further progress of the gunboats was arrested by a blockade of heavy piles driven in , from personal examinations, his conclusions as to the military seizure and occupation of Wilmington Island, to which Gen. Sherman and yourself had called my particular attention. At fifteen minu improved our knowledge of these obscure and intricate passages. We have ascertained that Wilmington Island is abandoned, not only by the enemy's troops, but even by its inhabitants; that this cut o without difficulty; but, on account of the width of the marsh opposite to the highland on Wilmington Island, that the channels of Savannah River cannot be advantageously commanded from this point atlly at low water; that gunboats could not lie in safety in any part of the narrows, unless Wilmington Island were occupied in force, on account of the advantages it possesses for constructing masked
dgers,) and a small detachment from company A, corps of engineers, under Sergeant James E. Wilson. Col. Terry and Lieut.-Col. Hall entered most zealously upon the discharge of their varied duties. A detachment from Col. Rosa's regiment, under Capt. Hinkle, have occupied, since the twenty-second of February, an advanced and very exposed position on Lazaretto Creek, by which boat communication between Fort Pulaski and the interior was cut off. Several interesting reconnoissances of Wilmington Island were made by Capt. Hinkle, one of which, commanded by Col. Rosa, developed some useful information. Lieut. Horace Porter, of the Ordnance Department, has rendered signal, important and indispensable services. Besides discharging most faithfully the special duties of ordnance officer, he directed, in person, the transportation of the heaviest ordnance, and drilled and instructed the men in its use, laboring indefatigably day and night. He was actively engaged among the batteries du
Doc. 140.-skirmish at Wilmington Island, Ga. Lieutenant Wilson's report. on board steamer Honduras, off Wilmington Island, Ga., April 17, 1862. Lieut. W L. . M. Burger, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters United States Forces, Tybee Island, Ga.: sir: I have the honor to submit the following for the informWilmington Island, Ga., April 17, 1862. Lieut. W L. . M. Burger, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters United States Forces, Tybee Island, Ga.: sir: I have the honor to submit the following for the information of the General commanding: Escorted by seven companies of the Eighth Michigan volunteers, commanded by Col. Fenton, and a small detachment of the Rhode Island artillery, I embarked on the steamer Honduras, at Goat's Point, about eight o'clock yesterday morning, for the purpose of making a reconnoissance of Wilmington IslaWilmington Island. Proceeding through Lazaretto Creek, Tybee River, and Wilmington Narrows to Scriven's plantation, two companies, (G and B,) about one hundred and fifteen men, under the command of Capt. Pratt, were landed, with orders to march at once to the south-west end of the island, skirting Turner's Creek on the right, so as to cover th