treated in camp.
The severely wounded, including seven officers, were taken on the 19th to hospitals at Beaufort, where every care was given them by the medical men, General Saxton, his officers, civilians, and the colored people.
By order of General Terry, commanding Morris Island, the regiment on the 19th was attached to the Third Brigade with the Tenth Connecticut, Twenty-fourth Massachusetts, Seventh New Hampshire, One Hundredth New York, and Ninety-seventh Pennsylvania, under General Stevenson.
Upon the 20th the labors of the siege work began, for in the morning the first detail was furnished.
Late in the afternoon the commanding officer received orders to take the Fifty-fourth to the front for grand-guard duty.
He reported with all the men in camp—some three hundred— and was placed at the Beacon house, supporting the Third New Hampshire and Ninety-seventh Pennsylvania.
There was no firing of consequence that night.
In the morning the Fifty-fourth was moved forward into