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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 970 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 126 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 126 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 100 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 94 0 Browse Search
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Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 74 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865. You can also browse the collection for Connecticut (Connecticut, United States) or search for Connecticut (Connecticut, United States) in all documents.

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of the line. I have offers from Oliver T. Beard of Brooklyn, N. Y., late Lieutenant-Colonel of the Fortyeighth New York Volunteers, who says he can already furnish six hundred men; and from others wishing to furnish men from New York and from Connecticut; but I do not wish to start the regiment under a stranger to Massachusetts. If in any way, by suggestion or otherwise, you can aid the purpose which is the burden of this letter, I shall receive your coopera-tion with the heartiest gratitude.iter as having performed effective recruiting service. This is Watson W. Bridge, who had been first sergeant, Company D, Thirty-seventh Massachusetts Infantry. His headquarters were at Springfield, and he worked in Western Massachusettts and Connecticut. When ordered to camp, about April 1, he had recruited some seventy men. Much the larger number of recruits were obtained through the organization and by the means which will now be described. About February 15, Governor Andrew appointed
ticut regiment; and probably a thousand homes from Windham to Fairfield have in letters been told the story how the dark-skinned heroes fought the good fight and covered with their own brave hearts the retreat of brothers, sons, and fathers of Connecticut. The valuable time gained by the resistance of the Fifty-fourth pickets had also permitted the formation of Terry's division in line of battle. Hardly had the Fifty-fourth taken its position before men from the front came straggling in, a a deadly sound. But the dark line stood stanch, holding the front at the most vital point. Not a man was out of place, as the officers could see while they stood in rear of the lines, observing their men. In reply to the enemy's guns the Connecticut battery fired percussion-shells, and for some time this artillery duel continued. To those who were anticipating an attack by infantry, and looking for the support of the gunboats, their silence was ominous. Every ear was strained to catch t
160, 161, 162, 171. Columbia, S. C., 289. Combahee Ferry, S. C., 272, 275, 278. Combahee River, 37, 267, 272. Commissioning Officers, 3, 6. Comparison White and Colored Soldiers, 125. Conant, John, 315, 316, 317. Confederate Government, 1, 7, 17, 96, 178, 179. Confederate officers imprisoned, 196, 218, 222, 223, 226, 227, 228, 229, 231. Confederate Troops. Hamilton's Battery, 301. Baker's Brigade, 254. (See also under respective States). Congdon, James B., 10, 11, 321. Connecticut Troops. Artillery: First Battery, 55, 61. Infantry: Sixth, 74, 76, 86. Seventh, 74,110, 114, 119, 159, 161, 163, 170. Tenth, 53, 54, 55, 56, 60, 63, 67, 74, 85, 90, 106. Conscripts, 141. Contrabands, 37, 47, 49, 131, 228, 229, 232, 264, 275, 279, 285, 296, 297, 298, 301, 308, 309. Conyngham, John B., 139. Cooks, 21, 140. Cooper, John S., 293. Coosawhatchie, S. C., 238, 255, 261. Coosawhatchie Bridge, 256. Coosawhatchie Cross-road, 239, 245, 246, 251. Coosawhatchie River,