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Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Chapter 5: the greater assault on Wagner. (search)
lls, we could see the distant vessels engaging Wagner. When all was prepared, the Fifty-fourth boar and mortars, to damage the slopes and guns of Wagner, which were completed under the enemy's fire, until at a point two hundred yards in front of Wagner, the enemy had made a line of rifle trenches. d by the Confederates, in memory of Lieut.-Col. Thomas M. Wagner, First South Carolina Artillery, kion Battalion lay all day under the parapets of Wagner,—a terrible ordeal, which was borne without de 4 P. M., and about the same time firing from Wagner ceased, and not a man was to be seen there. Donly two hundred yards away. At that moment Wagner became a mound of fire, from which poured a st the field by casualties. After retiring from Wagner to a point where men were encountered singly os of the fort. The Confederate commander of Wagner has written,— One of the assaulting regime advance from the abatis as skirmishers toward Wagner, followed by four companies of the Ninety-seve[1 more...]<
ight, for the first parallel, 1,350 yards from Wagner. When completed, it mounted eight siege and fhe third parallel within four hundred yards of Wagner on the night of the 9th. When completed, it w parallel was opened that night 350 yards from Wagner, and the One Hundredth New York unsuccessfullyatteries opened on Sumter, and the monitors on Wagner. Four arches in the north face of Sumter withring that the trench was but eighty yards from Wagner, good progress was made. The sap-roller coulded thereabout. Our fire was concentrated upon Wagner on the 3d, to protect sapping. But little suc and that but one mortar-shell was thrown from Wagner. About 10 P. M. he passed into the ditch and gray of early morning, and with it rumors that Wagner was evacuated. By and by the rumors were conf of the enemy, a young Irishman, deserted from Wagner and gained our lines. Taken before Lieut.-Colf an hour later all the guns were turned upon Wagner for twenty minutes, after which Sergeant Vermi[8 more...]
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Chapter 7: bombardment of Charleston. (search)
Chapter 7: bombardment of Charleston. Morris Island was ours; but no sooner had the enemy evacuated than Wagner, Gregg, and the intervening ground were daily subjected to a fire from the James and Sullivan's Island batteries. A heavy action on land and water occurred on the morning of September 8, occasioned by the grounding of the monitor Weehawken; and in the course of the day a magazine blew up in Moultrie, and the village of Moultrieville was set on fire by our shells. Admiral Dahlgren having demanded the surrender of Sumter, which was refused, a night assault was determined upon jointly by the army and navy; but differences arose regarding the command. When the time came, Gillmore's force was detained in shallow waters by the tide. Commander T. H. Stevens, with eighteen officers and some four hundred sailors and marines, embarked in thirty boats for the enterprise. The leaders landed at Sumter after midnight on the 9th. Major Elliott was prepared for and received the
H., 221, 230, 270. Vanderpool, George, 119. Vermillion, Sergt., 124. Vermont, frigate, 37. Vessels destroyed, 219, 230, 233. Vincent's Creek, S. C., 68, 106. Visitors in camp, 22, 23, 24, 131, 132, 217. Vogdes, Israel, 101, 175. Vogelsang, Peter, 58, 135, 169, 315, 316, 317. W. Wabash, frigate, 37. Waccamaw River, S. C., 290. Wagner, Fort, 52, 54, 68, 69, 120, 123, 125, 128, 134, 146, 172, 186, 224, 225, 226, 229, 232, 248, 314. Wagner, Theodore D., 316. Wagner, Thomas M., 69. Walcott, J. H., 15. Walker, Joseph, 118, 119, 121, 122. Wall, O. S. B., 12. Wallace's, S. C., 280. Walton, James M., 9, 34, 51, 132, 153,183, 201, 234, 283, 316, 317. Wampler, J. M., 111. Wanderer, yacht, 46. Wando River, S. C., 192. Wappoo Creek, S. C., 53. Wappoo Cut, 310. War Department, 2, 96, 141, 179, 181, 194, 220, 268. Ward, R. C. A., schooner, 150. Ward, S. G., 15. Ward, W. H., 123. Wardens, 223, 226. Waring, P. H., 88. Warley, Charles, 278. Warl