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The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), The siege of Morris Island. (search)
se our troops came within reach of the guns of Wagner, when a halt was made, and some intrenchments mter. General Gillmore was now convinced that Wagner was too strong to be taken by assault, and couheir fire at the for, while the others engaged Wagner. When the firing ceased on the 23d, the fort rd parallel, four hundred and fifty yards from Wagner, was opened on the 9th of August. The approaceventy prisoners. The alarm opened the guns of Wagner, and brought a shower of grape, which killed aed the same night, within two hundred yards of Wagner. This was the most advanced parallel. Beyondspector of the department reported that unless Wagner should soon fall the troops would not be in a ry Gregg having failed, it became evident that Wagner must be stormed, if taken at all, and this wasSullivan's Islands. On the return I went into Wagner, and never before saw a place in such universa broke ground to erect a heavy battery between Wagner and Gregg there occurred an event which seemed[3 more...]