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Historic leaves, volume 4, April, 1905 - January, 1906, Personal Experience of a Union Veteran (search)
ty-fifth, the engines began to throb, and shortly the capes were left astern. Our final (?) departure was taken, and Ship Island was announced as our destination. About 7 o'clock p. m. on the twenty-sixth I was standing in the lee of the pilot which, good Lord deliver us), a gun-boat hove to across our bow, and ascertaining that ours was a troop ship bound for Ship Island, informed us that we were within five hours sail of our long-sought — for port. Every soldier gave voice to his feetion. (Blessing on the man who invented forgetfulness.) Four hundred pairs of eyes were shortly on the lookout for Ship Island. By and by masts appeared, and then the hulls came into view, but not the slightest indication of land. Vessels onlye. They have been in a starving condition for days, and yet not one breach of discipline has come to my knowledge. Ship Island—chiefly barren sand—is about six miles long, and perhaps half a mile wide at its widest part, and rises only a few fee<
Historic leaves, volume 4, April, 1905 - January, 1906, Personal Experience of a Union Veteran (search)
the forts below New Orleans were captured, Ship Island was the only approach to the city held by U companies, and regimental headquarters, on Ship Island. These several transfers, you will noticthe regiment. Shortly after our arrival on Ship Island, I was detailed in the adjutant's office. d sentenced to spend her vacation months on Ship Island. The spirit of General Order No. 28 becamethe Seventy-fourth Regiment—headquarters at Ship Island. All surplus officers, including all the fthe company to which I had been assigned at Ship Island was under orders to proceed to Mobile Bay, ion. My orders directed me to proceed to Ship Island via New Orleans. On arriving at the latter, and if a boat comes in I will send you to Ship Island forthwith if I have nothing but a bale of hvice. Although my second tour of duty on Ship Island was of rather a sober character, yet we occs and prepare for muster-out. The sands of Ship Island were not watered with my tears. But when,
ust, Lieutenant-Colonel, 27. Rutherford Avenue, Charlestown, 78. Rutland, Mass., 88. Salem, Mass., 4. Salem Street, Charlestown, 100. Salem Turnpike, 100. Sanborn, David, 47. Sargent, Henry, 65. Savanna River, 34. Sawyer, Edward, 92, 93, 95, 96. School Holidays, 92, 101. School Street, 47. Seabrook Landing, 34. Second Church, Malden, 88. Second Ohio Light Battery, 59. Sewall, Mr., 45. Sewall, Samuel, 79. Sherburn, Mass., 89. Sherman, General T. W., 58, 59. Ship Island, 28, 30, 37, 49, 50, 55, 56, 57, 59, 62. Simmons, Sergeant, 31. Simonds, Silas, 39. Skotto, Mr., 83. Smith, Jesse, 70, 71, 72. Smith, John, 85, 87. Soley, Dorcas, 85, 87. Soley, Dorcas (Coffin), 87. Soley, John, 87, 90, 96. Somerville Avenue, 47. Somerville Historical Society, 2. Somerville Historical Society, Officers of, 24, 48, 76, 102. South America, 31. South Kingston, R. I., 64. South Writing School, 38. Speed, Adjutant, 50. Sprague, Ann D., 93, 95, 96. 9