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Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Chapter 7: bombardment of Charleston. (search)
ccessful mission was reported in writing by Major Sturgis to the Governor under date of December 13. In his report he says,— I deem it proper to say here, that among the many regiments that I saw at Hilton Head, St. Helena Island, Beaufort, Folly, and Morris Island, white and colored, there are none, to my inexperienced eye, that equalled the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth, unless it was the Fortieth Massachusetts, while none surpassed them in any respect. Late in the afternoon of December 17 the Fifty-fourth with all the troops was formed to see a deserter shot. The unfortunate man was Joseph Lane, a drafted soldier of the Third New Hampshire. On November 28 he started from Morris Island toward James. At last, despairing of crossing the water ways, he turned back to our lines, representing himself as a Rebel deserter. Taken to the post guard-house, he was recognized by some of his own company, whereupon he was tried and sentenced to death. General Stevenson commanded the
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Roster of the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
. C.; dis. —— Westfield. Johnson, Peter B. 29, mar.; turner; Springfield. 4 Mch 63; missing 18 Jly 63 Ft Wagner. $50. Jones, Henry E. 19, sin.; farmer; Lanesborough. 30 Nov 63; 20 Aug 65. $325. Jones, William Henry 44, mar.; store keeper; Boston. 10 Feb 64; 22 Sep 64 Morris Id. S. C.; dis. $50. Kane, Charles 28, sin.; laborer; Buffalo, N. Y. 28 Mch 63; died of wound 15 Aug 63 Gen. Hos. Beaufort, S. C. Wounded 18 Jly 63 Ft Wagner. $50. Kelsey, Joseph 22, mar.; laborer; Peru. 17 Dec. 63; died 4 May 65 Regtl. Hos. Georgetown, S. C. of disease. $50. Lamb, Marshall 19, sin.; laborer; Newbury, S. C. 7 May 63; missing 18 Jly 63 Ft Wagner. $50. Lenox, Charles W. Sergt. 38, sin.; barber; Watertown. 28 Feb 63; 20 Aug 65. $50. Watertown. Lewis, Douglass 18, sin.; hostler; Chatham Four Corners, N. Y. 27 Feb 63; 15 May 64 Morris Id. S. C.; dis. $50. Livingstone, Franklin R. 19, sin.; boatman; Hudson, N. Y. 5 Mch 63; 13 May 64 Beaufort, S. C.; dis. Wounded 18 Jly 63 Ft