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Doc. 22.-negro troops at Fort Wagner. Report of Major T. B. Brooks. headquarters Department of the South, Engineer's office, Folly Island, S. C., Dec. 10, 1863. General: In accordance with your instructions, I have the honor to submit the following statement, relating to the amount and nature of the fatigue-duty performed by the colored troops of this command, as compared with the white, in those portions of our recent operations against the defences of Charleston harbor, which were under my direction, namely, the defensive line across Morris Island, the approaches against Fort Wagner, and part of the breaching batteries against Fort Sumter. In the engineering operations, thirty-three thousand five hundred days work, of seven hours each, were expended, of which five thousand five hundred were by engineer troops, and six thousand by infantry; nine thousand five hundred days work, being more than half of that performed by the infantry, and two fifths of the whole, were
Doc. 51.-Department of the South. Order relating to colored troops. Department of the South, headquarters in the field, Folly Island, S. C., January 14, 1864. General orders, No. 6. the following order from the War Department is published for the information and guidance of all concerned: war Department, Washington, City, December 22, 1863. ordered: That Major-General Gillmore, commanding the department of the South, be, and he is hereby, authorized: First. To enlist and organize all the colored troops that can be recruited within his department, the said enlistments to be in accordance with the rules and regulations of the service and of the War Department, relating to the organization of colored troops, and such further orders as may from time to time be given by the Department. Second. General Gillmore is authorized to appoint a board for the examination of white persons to officer the regiments and companies so raised by him, and to make provisional a