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essionville (June 16) an attack of some force was made on fortified works at James Island, and in this the 28th sustained considerable losses (twenty killed or mortalts and sharpshooters. The 54th Mass. was under fire for the first time at James Island, July 16, 1863, aiding to repel an attack made by Confederate troops upon th of the 54th as having conducted itself commendably a few days previously on James Island. (Official War Records, Serial No. 46, p. 347.) The following night James IJames Island was hastily evacuated, under orders, and they marched all night in a severe and prolonged thunder-storm, through swamps and over frail narrow bridges, among dirteen killed, sixty-three wounded and eight missing. In the expedition to James Island, July 2-9, 1864, the 54th sustained no injury, but the 55th and the 4th Cavah slight loss, at Deveaux Neck, S. C., Dec. 9, 1864, and without loss at James Island, S. C., Feb. 10, 1865; also the 54th at Boykin's Mills, S. C., April 18, and at