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Doc. 1.-expedition up the Combahee. Colonel Montgomery's official report. by telegraph from Beaufort, S. C., Dated June 3, 1863. To Major-General D. Hunter, Commanding Tenth Army Corps., Department of the South: General: I have the honor to report that, in obedience to your orders, I proceeded up the Combahee River, orolina volunteers, (colored troops,) and a section of battery C, Third Rhode Island artillery, captain Brayton, all under command of Colonel Montgomery, and left Beaufort on transports about nine o'clock last Monday evening, en route for Combahee River. It had proceeded as far as St. Helena Sound, when one of the transports havin of the John Adams, which, coming up in the nick of time, dispersed the enemy with a brisk shelling. None of our men were injured. The expedition returned to Beaufort, and received a grand reception. The captured slaves, as they marched through the streets, attracted much attention, and were overwhelmed with the congratulatio
<*> the South-Edisto River, undertaken with your consent and that of General Gillmore, commanding department. I left Beaufort on the afternoon of the ninth, with the armed steamer John Adams, the transport Enoch Dean, and the small tug Governor Mt servant, T. W. Higginson, Colonel Commanding. A National account. camp First regiment S. C. Volunteers, Beaufort, S. C., July 16, 1863. Thinking perhaps that you would like to hear of an expedition made by a detachment of the First S. C. volunteers, I will proceed to give you a few items. The expedition left Beaufort on the ninth of July, at four P. M., and arrived at Wiltown Bluff next morning about three A. M. The expedition was composed of four companies of the First regimch Dean was struck seventeen times with shot and shell, beside the grape and canister. The boats then proceeded back to Beaufort. The rebel lieutenant who was captured was taken by a negro, who, after firing his gun without effect, seized the horse
lowing letter from Edward L. Pierce, Esq., was addressed to Governor Andrew, of Massachusetts: Beaufort, July 22, 1863. my dear sir: You will probably receive an official report of the losses in t, which has been extracted from the back. He is doing well. The above-named officers are at Beaufort, all but the last arriving there on Sunday evening, whither they were taken from Morris Island to Pawnee Landing, in the Alice Price, and thence to Beaufort in the Cosmopolitan, which is specially fitted up for hospital service and is provided with skilful surgeons under the direction of Dr. Boy Island with a detail of eighty men. Captain Bridge and Lieutenant Walton are sick and were at Beaufort or vicinity. Captain Partridge has returned from the North, but not in time to participate in s are doubtless on Morris Island; but I have no names or statistics relative to them. Those in Beaufort are well attended to-just as well as the white soldiers, the attentions of the surgeons and nur
Doc. 55.-destruction of Ashepoo, S. C. Beaufort, June 5, 1863. With but two hundred and fifty negro soldiers, on board the gunboat John Adams, and the transports Harriet A. Weed and Sentinel, Colonel Montgomery left Beaufort on the evening of the first instant, and at half-past 2 on the following morning anchored his liBeaufort on the evening of the first instant, and at half-past 2 on the following morning anchored his little fleet in the Combahee River, thirty miles distant from the point of his departure, twenty miles from Charleston, and fifteen from the village of Ashepoo, on the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. The Sentinel unfortunately got aground at the mouth of the Coosaw River, and was of no service to the expedition ; the troops on bo rebellion; having demonstrated that negro soldiers will follow and fight wherever a brave and bold man dares to lead them, and that the slave population of South-Carolina are eager to embrace the opportunity to escape, Colonel Montgomery returned to Beaufort early on the morning of the third instant, without the loss of a man.