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The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 14, 1863., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 2 0 Browse Search
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.--With commendable alacrity the guns of Fort Johnson, battery Simkins, Fort Moultrie, and the steamer Chicora, opened upon the barges, and simultaneously the infantry, judiciously posted within the fort, poured into the crowded boats of the assailants a rapid and spirited fire of musketry. The foremost boats of the enemy, however, soon gained the ledge, and the Yankees sprang to the assault with vigor and determination. They were met, however, by resolute men. The Charleston battalion, Major Blake commanding, had been advantageously posted at the threatened points, and repelled the foe with a gallantry worthy the name which the battalion won so dearly at Secessionville, and afterwards at battery Wagner. When their muskets had been discharged, instead of losing precious time in reloading, they buried hand grenades against the foe, and when these were exhausted, had recourse to the brick bats which lay everywhere around them, and rained them down the slope. This storm of miscel
The cage. --The following parties were yesterday committed to the cage, to be heard before His Honor the Mayor this morning: Harriet, slave of J. W. Blake, charged with stealing between $3,000 and $4,000, the property of her master; and Caroline, slave of Lucinda Pilcher, charged with receiving the same, knowing it to have been stolen. They were arrested by officers Seal and Ward.