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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Operations before Charleston in May and July, 1862. (search)
ch of a gunboat up the Stono. Enemy saw them and landed. Legare's, on James's Island, shelled this day by a gunboat slowlya small party of our men lay near each other all night, at Legare's. Captain Chichester's guns, in being withdrawn from LegaLegare's point during the night, stuck in the mud. Men engaged in endeavoring to extricate them driven off by the enemy near morertain enemy's position. Sharp skirmish with the enemy at Legare's, in which Lieutenant-Colonel Capers drove back for a hal Enemy ascertained from prisoners to be in strong force at Legare's, under command of Brigadier-General Stevens. Heavy bombur troops in line of battle to resist enemy's advance from Legare's — our troops necessarily much exposed. A section of Cap a direct fire from a piece of the enemy's at the woods on Legare's, in front. The fire from these guns, and from the statiStono; party probably from gunboats. Enemy withdrawn from Legare's. July 8. Enemy known to have altogether abandoned