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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
ken Moultrie, would have become masters of the passes and could have promptly demolished Fort Sumter. They might yet resume on the lowlands of James Island the campaign of General Benham, interrupted in the preceding autumn by the reverse at Secessionville. If they had succeeded in seizing this island, they would have effected a landing in the very harbor of Charleston, and, turning all the exterior defences of the place, would have compelled Beauregard to evacuate it. The opinion of the latteTerry. He embarked on the 8th on transports, which, ascending Stono River, deposited on the ensuing day almost all his strong division on the low beach of James Island. Posted with nearly four thousand men between Grimball's Cross-roads and Secessionville, supported on his two flanks by gunboats in the waters of Stono River and Big Folly Creek, he was seriously menacing Beauregard, who could not consider his presence as being simply a demonstration. The latter was obliged to reinforce the gar