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would show the importance of having the black man in arms, and pleaded with his hearers, by the love they bore their country, not to deter by word or deed any person from entering the service. Judge Russell said in his remarks, You want to be line-officers yourselves. He thought they had a right to be, and said,— If you want commissions, go, earn, and get them. [Cheers.] Never let it be said that when the country called, this reason kept back a single man, but go cheerfully. Edward L. Pierce was the next speaker; and he reminded them of the many equalities they had in common with the whites. He called on them to stand by those who for half a century had maintained that they would prove brave and noble and patriotic when the opportunity came. Amid great applause Wendell Phillips was introduced. The last time he had met such an audience was when he was driven from Tremont Temple by a mob. Since then the feeling toward them had much changed. Some of the men who had pursued
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Chapter 5: the greater assault on Wagner. (search)
Colonel Shaw, at about 6.30 P. M., mounted and accompanied General Strong toward the front. After proceeding a short distance, he turned back, and gave to Mr. Edward L. Pierce, a personal friend, who had been General Strong's guest for several days, his letters and some papers, with a request to forward them to his family if anytset in a ring. In his pocket was a gold watch, marked with his name, attached to a gold chain. Although he had given certain papers and letters to his friend, Mr. Pierce, he retained his pocket-book, which doubtless contained papers which would establish his identity. His manner, generally reserved before his men, seemed to unband when they got close enough, fighting with clubbed muskets, and retreating when they did retreat, by command and with choice white troops for company. Edward L. Pierce, the correspondent of the New York Tribune, in a letter to Governor Andrew, dated July 22, 1863, wrote,— I asked General Strong if he had any testimony i
, 52, 63, 64, 139, 187, 188, 196, 206, 217, 234, 282, 283. Seventy-Fourth, 201, 209, 215. Seventy-Sixth, 74. Eighty-Fifth, 111, 115, 116, 157. Ninety-Seventh, 53, 54, 63, 74,103, 106. One Hundred and Fourth, 52, 118, 139, 187, 188. Perkins, James A., 115. Pet, prize schooner, 42. Philadelphia, steamer, 210. Philadelphia Weekly Times, 251. Philbrick, E P., 15. Phillips, Wendell, 10, 13, 15, 24, 32, 180. Phillips, Willard P., 11. Phisterer's, Statistical Record, 172. Pierce, Edward L., 13, 73, 78, 94. Pierce, R. A., 19, 23. Pike's Bluff, Ga., 39. Pilatka, Fla., 156, 179,184. Pinckney, Castle, 283. Pineville, S. C., 295. Planter, steamer, 109. Platner, Thomas E., 316. Plummer, A., 16. Plummer, Avery, Jr., 16. Pocotaligo, S. C., 238, 262, 263, 265, 266, 267, 269, 271, 272. Pocotaligo Bridge, 294. Pocotaligo River, 263, 267, 269, 274. Pocotaligo River (north), 293. Pocotaligo Swamp, 293. Pond and Duncklee, 16. Pontiac, gunboat, 237, 257. Pope