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Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 583 9 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 520 4 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 354 138 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 297 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 260 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 226 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 203 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 160 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 137 137 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 129 37 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: September 2, 1863., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Morris Island (South Carolina, United States) or search for Morris Island (South Carolina, United States) in all documents.

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The Daily Dispatch: September 2, 1863., [Electronic resource], The capture of gunboats on the Rappahannock. (search)
ing, but in the evening was directed against Fort Wagner. The casualties at the batteries were slight. It is expected that any night the monitors may attempt to run the gauntlet of our batteries and get into the inner harbor. [Second Dispatch.] Charleston, Aug. 31. --The batteries on both sides last night kept up a heavy and uninterrupted firing. This morning the firing continues, but it is slow. Last night while the transport steamer Sumter was returning from Morris Island with the 23d Georgia regiment on board, which had been relieved, she was opened upon by mistake from battery Bee and sunk. Several were killed, wounded or drowned. [third Dispatch.] Charleston, Aug. 31, P. M. --About noon to-day two monitors approached and opened fire on Sumter. They were soon driven off by Fort Moultrie and battery Gregg. At 2 o'clock P. M. all the monitors stood in close to Sumter, firing briskly at the sea face of the fort, and also at Fort Moultri
s the following about the siege of that city: The artillery fire continued Thursday night without intermission. On Friday morning Fort Moultrie opened an effective fire for about an hour on the enemy's rifle-pits and lower batteries on Morris Island. Batteries Cheves, Haskell, and Simpkins, on James Island, also continued to pour in a heavy and well-directed fire on the Yankee works on Morris Island. Early in the morning the enemy opened a steady fire upon battery Wagner from his stMorris Island. Early in the morning the enemy opened a steady fire upon battery Wagner from his stockade defences in front of Yankee battery No. 2, and continued it throughout the day. A slow and irregular fire was also kept up against Fort Sumter with little effect. In the afternoon battery Simpkins opened fire on a party of Yankees discovered working on a new fortification near the rifle-pits, causing a stampede among them and driving them from their works. From twenty to thirty shells struck directly in the vicinity and among the party, exploding and throwing up clouds of sand and