yond the limits of the State, and told them to communicate this to the men, and let me know quickly what they said about it. The reply came in a few minutes.
Nearly if not quite all of the officers said they were willing to go anywhere General Smith wanted them to go. But nearly all the privates said that, whilst they would like to do what General Smith wanted, they would not go into South Carolina even to please him, because the South Carolina militia for months remained on the heights of Hamburg, and refused to cross over to Augusta and relieve the home guards of that place, thereby enabling those guards to go to the front whilst Georgia was being invaded.
On receiving this message I told the representative men to go back and inform all concerned that they were going to South Carolina, because it was my order; and that they would start within ten minutes---would be engaged in a big fight before 12 o'clock--must win it — and would be brought back to Georgia within forty-eight hou
t wide, 44 feet deep, 17,250 tonnage, launched at BelfastJan. 14, 1899
Deutschland, twin-screw Hamburg-American liner, 687 feet long, 67 feet wide, 44 feet deep, registered tonnage of 16,500 tons, 345723
New York to QueenstownLucaniaCunardSept. 8-14, 18945838
Cherbourg to New YorkDeutschlandHamburg-AmericanAug. 26–Sept. 1, 190051229
Southampton to New YorkKaiser Wilhelm der GrosseNorth Germaqual to a record of 4 days, 22 hours, and 30 minutes between New York and Queenstown.DeutschlandHamburg-AmericanSept. 5-10, 19005738
Plymouth to New YorkDeutschlandHamburg-AmericanJuly 7-12, 1900515Hamburg-AmericanJuly 7-12, 190051546
Best records of other steamships.
Queenstown to New YorkParisAmericanOct. 14-19, 189251424
Southampton to New YorkSt. PaulAmericanAug. 8-14, 18966031
New York to SouthamptonSt. LouisAmericanSept. 1-8, 189761014
New York to SouthamptonFurst BismarckHamburg-AmericanOct. 20-27, 189861015
New York to QueenstownAlaskaGuionSept. 12-19, 188261837