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Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 8 0 Browse Search
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dets, composed of youths, and some companies of city firemen, armed for the duty, served at that point. One of their supplysteamers grounded during the night of the 4th between Sumter and Johnson, and the next morning Gregg opened on her, and soon destroyed the craft. A few vessels, under skilful and daring officers, managed to run the blockade into Charleston. From first to last some sixtyseven steamers and twenty-one sailing-vessels eluded us, of which a large proportion were owned by J. Fraser & Co. With spool-cotton at $12.50 per dozen, sole-leather $9.25 per pound, writing-paper $72 per ream, steel pens $8.50 per gross, and other foreign goods in like proportion, enormous profits were realized, as the cotton exported cost but little over the ordinary price. A clear profit of $150,000 for the round trip was not unusual. Captains of vessels frequently realized $5,000 for the voyage. Colonel Hallowell having at last received permission to proceed North to press the claims o
of the Third South Carolina Cavalry and one field-piece were in the vicinity at this time. General Foster had selected this line of advance instead of the fortified roads leading to Coosawhatchie and Pocotaligo. General Hatch's flagboat, the Fraser, flying a blue pennant with a single star, on which were Companies G and H, was the first army vessel to arrive. The Fifty-fourth men, headed by Lieutenant-Colonel Hooper, sprang ashore eagerly, and were the first troops to land. A skirmish linper course was ascertained, and the craft made Boyd's Landing, the fourth transport to arrive. Captain Pope landed his men on the rude wharf one at a time, and then joined Lieutenant-Colonel Hooper up the road. Captain Homans's companies on the Fraser moved on time, but the steamer grounded. After a while she floated, and this detachment also disembarked at the landing and joined the regiment. In the afternoon the creek was crowded with craft. General Foster was there at 2 P. M., and Gene
talion, 161. Sixth Battalion, 161,165. Folly Island, S. C., 48, 51, 52, 65, 108, 110, 134, 141, 146, 197, 199, 221, 234. Folly River, 67, 186. Forbes, John M., 11. Foster, John G., 193, 194, 195, 196, 199, 208, 211, 213, 217, 218, 230, 236, 238, 253, 261, 262, 270, 272, 274. Foster, R. M., 247, 249. Foster, R. S., 175. Foundering of the Weehawken, 140. Four Hole Swamp, S. C., 275. Four Mile House, S. C., 285. Fox, Charles B., 191, 200, 243. Framton Creek, S. C., 263, 266. Fraser, steamer, 200, 237, 238. Frederica, Ga., 45. Freeman, Edgar A., 304. Fribley, Charles W., 161. Fulton Post Office, S. C., 307. Furlong, Wesley, 10. Furloughs, 129, 135. G. G Company, 20, 38, 75, 132, 145, 148, 150, 158, 164, 183, 188, 198, 202, 215, 221, 222, 223, 231, 234, 237, 238, 245, 249, 266, 275, 286, 291, 302, 309, 310, 311, 312, 317. Gainesville, Fla., 155. Gallop's Island, Mass., 317. Galvanized Yankees, 255, 256. Gardner, Frank, 196. Gardner, John, 16.