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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Extracts from the diary of Lieutenant-Colonel John G. Pressley, of the Twenty-Fifth South Carolina Volunteers. (search)
of to day (11th July) one of the signal corps brought Colonel Simonton a dispatch which they had interpreted, as the enemy's signal officers were sending it from Gilmore, commanding the land forces, to Admiral Dahlgreen, commanding the fleet. It was a request that the Admiral would furnish him with one hundred boats to be manned the men relieved each other at short intervals. We had not been at work long before another dispatch was brought to Colonel Simonton, and by him forwarded to me. Gilmore said to Dahlgreen: Hurry up the boats, the Rebels are at work. It may well be imagined that this gave the men a fresh impulse, if they needed anything to increvery possible disposition made to receive the enemy. The whole night was spent under arms, but no attack was made. Our active preparations probably deterred General Gilmore from the attempt to carry out his plans. The enterprise and ingenuity of General Beauregard's staff officer, of whom mention has been made, saved us and Char
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address before the Virginia division of Army of Northern Virginia, at their reunion on the evening of October 21, 1886. (search)
e debris of the city to find his old friends, and to counsel and sympathise with them. Among these was one who, like General Crawford, had distinguished himself in Fort Sumter, but that while serving on our side. The Rev. John Johnson, now rector of St. Philip's church, Charleston, was the Confederate engineer who, day and night, served in that fortress for more than a year, converting, by his skill and energy, the debris of the walls—as they were knocked down and crumbled to pieces under Gilmore's guns—into a still more formidable work, and who there was himself twice wounded. He it was—who, standing by his church and his people with the same devoted and heroic conduct in the throes of the earthquake as he had stood in Sumter's crumbling walls—that General Crawford sought out, and there in a stable, in which Mr. Jobnson and his family were living, their residence having been injured, stood the two heroes of Fort Sumter—Federal and Confederate—conferring what could be done for