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ined. Sergeant Stephens of Company B relates that George Brown of his company, a dare-devil fellow, crawled out on his hands and knees and fired at the enemy's pickets. An attack was indeed impending, arranged on the following plan: Brig.-Gen. A. H. Colquitt, with the Twentyfifth South Carolina, Sixth and Nineteenth Georgia, and four companies Thirty-second Georgia, about fourteen hundred men, supported by the Marion Artillery, was to cross the marsh at the causeway nearest Secessionville, he pickets of the Fifty-fourth had heard hoarse commands and the sound of marching men coming from the bank of darkness before them. Soon a line of men in open order came sweeping toward them from the gloom into the nearer and clearer light. Colquitt, with six companies of the Eutaw Regiment (Twenty-fifth South Carolina), skirmishing before his column, crossing Rivers's causeway, was rapidly advancing on the black pickets. Simpkins's right was the first point of contact; and the men, thus
k, as instructed, to their infantry, at the crossing. At that point, Brig.-Gen. A. H. Colquitt had arrived with the Sixth, Nineteenth, and Twenty-eighth Georgia, anarton formed on the right of the road at the new position taken up by Hawley. Colquitt, however, had received reinforcements, putting the Sixth Florida Battalion andForty-eighth, and Colonel Sammon, One Hundred and Fifteenth New York—wounded. Colquitt's men were out of cartridges for a time; but supplies came, and fresh troops a by a heavy gun mounted on a railroad car. With these accessions to his force, Colquitt moved the Sixth and Thirty-second Georgia to flank the right of Barton's briga Finegan, who came upon the field during the later part of the action, ordered Colquitt to pursue and occupy Sanderson. Colquitt representing that his men were fatigColquitt representing that his men were fatigued and without food, and that reports had come in that we had gone into camp and were in good order, these instructions were countermanded. Finegan states that alth
harleston, 283, 311, 312. Claflin, William, 16. Clarendon Banner, 293. Clark, Lewis, 300. Clark, Newcomb, 274. Clark, Thomas, 249. Clinch, D. L., 173. Coan, W. B., 161. Coast Division, 236, 258, 269, 270, 277. Coit, W. W., steamer, 286, 288. Colcock, C. J., 240, 242, 266. Cole's Island, S. C., 55, 65, 200, 201, 212, 214, 215. Collins, J. B., steamer, 148. Colored Soldiers, 1, 2, 6, 7, 11, 17, 24, 38, 47, 48, 95, 96, 125, 138, 146, 148, 150, 180, 181, 190, 199, 220. Colquitt, A. H., 56, 57, 160, 161, 162, 171. Columbia, S. C., 289. Combahee Ferry, S. C., 272, 275, 278. Combahee River, 37, 267, 272. Commissioning Officers, 3, 6. Comparison White and Colored Soldiers, 125. Conant, John, 315, 316, 317. Confederate Government, 1, 7, 17, 96, 178, 179. Confederate officers imprisoned, 196, 218, 222, 223, 226, 227, 228, 229, 231. Confederate Troops. Hamilton's Battery, 301. Baker's Brigade, 254. (See also under respective States). Congdon, James B., 10