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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 5: military and naval operations on the coast of South Carolina.--military operations on the line of the Potomac River. (search)
123. flight of white inhabitants capture of Beaufort, 124. conquests on the coast of Georgia, 125e command of Captain Stephen Elliott, Jr., of Beaufort. Dunovant's infantry force was stationed so ve been an easy prey to the National forces. Beaufort, a delightful city on Port Royal Island, wher resistance, Among the trophies secured at Beaufort, and now (1867) preserved at the Washington N South Carolina engraved Cannon captured at Beaufort. upon the cannon. It also bore the date of , of the Seneca, who was the first to land at Beaufort. He says that while he was talking with Mr. Allen, at his store in Beaufort, an intelligent mulatto boy dismounted from a horse, and said, The w success. When the National forces reached Beaufort, the negroes, finding themselves sole occupanive hundred men. The naval force assembled at Beaufort for the purpose was composed of the gun-boatsy of Dupont at Port Royal, and the capture of Beaufort. and the appointment of McClellan to fill his
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 12: operations on the coasts of the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. (search)
kiddaway and Greene Islands abandoned by the Confederates, and the important Wassaw and Ossabaw Sounds and the Vernon and Wilmington Rivers entirely open to the occupation of National forces. So early as the 11th of February, General Sherman, with the Forty-seventh New York, had taken quiet possession of Edisto Island, from which all the white inhabitants had fled, burning their cotton on their departure. By this movement the National flag was carried more than half way to Charleston from Beaufort. And so it was, that on the first anniversary of the attack on Fort Sumter, the entire Atlantic and Gulf coast, from Cape Hatteras to Perdido Bay, excepting, the harbor of Charleston and its immediate surroundings, had been abandoned by the insurgents, and the National power was supreme. To Dupont and the new Commander of the Department of the South (General Hunter) Charleston was now a coveted prize, and they made preparations to attempt its capture. That movement we will consider herea
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 21: slavery and Emancipation.--affairs in the Southwest. (search)
beneath the shadows of a magnificent live-oak grove near Beaufort, in South Carolina, within bugle-sound of the place where many of the earli glad tidings. When the writer visited the village of Beaufort, in South Carolina, early in April, 1866, he spent an evening with Dr. Brisves. He was residing in Wisconsin when the rebellion began. When Beaufort came into the permanent possession of the National, forces, he was's plantation (see map on page 126),. about a mile and a half from Beaufort, near the ruins of the! old Spanish fort Carolina, which gave thetween which were seats. On one of them, overlooking the harbor of Beaufort and Lady's Island, a Massachusetts Doctor of Divinity, Live Oak on, afterward offered by Inglis in the Convention, was discussed. Beaufort was the summer resort of the aristocracy, so called, of South Carow-cadets. All grieve for their loss. Monument in churchyard at Beaufort. This tribute is paid by his commanding officer. What I do, tho