the Fifty-fourth are given by the Adjutant-General
as three officers wounded, and of enlisted men thirteen killed, sixty-three wounded, and eight missing. It is probable that besides Corporal Gooding
, of Company C, who died at Andersonville Prison, several others of the Fifty-fourth reported missing were there confined.
gives his casualties as 93 killed and 841 wounded. His killed included Lieutenant-Colonel Barrow
, Sixty-fourth Georgia, Captain Cameron
commanding, and Lieutenants Dancy
, First Georgia (regulars). Among his wounded were Colonel Evans
, Sixty-fourth Georgia, Col. D. L. Clinch
, Fourth Georgia Cavalry, and Captain Crawford
, Twenty-eighth Georgia.
After the war in 1867 or 1868 the remains of Union soldiers buried on the field of Olustee
were taken to the National Cemetery
at Beaufort, S. C.
, for reinterment.
The battlefield remains in much the same state as in 1864,—an open pine barren with many trees bearing the scarifications of shot and shell.
Provision was made for carrying the wounded from Barber
's, February 21, by placing them on wagons, and on cars drawn by animals over the railroad.
Our army followed in three parallel columns.
The Fifty-fourth, placed under Colonel Hawley
's command, moved at 9 A. M. When relieved from picket, Companies A and E were temporarily attached to the Fifty-fifth Massachusetts, which, with two other regiments, retired from Barber
's in line of battle for some distance, covering the other infantry.
In rear of all was the Light Brigade.
Passing through Darby
's, where an immense pile of barrels of turpentine was flaming and smoking, the regiment arrived at Baldwin
about 4 P. M.