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HISTORY of the FIFTY-FOURTH REGIMENT
of
MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

1863-1865
by Luis Fenollosa Emilio
Published:
Boston:
The History Book Company
1894.

CONTENTS.

PREFACE

   
CHAPTER.   PAGE
I. - RECRUITING - finished 2/4/2019 1
II. - READVILLE CAMP - finished 2/28/2019 19
III. - THE SEA ISLANDS - finished 3/1/2019 35
IV. - DESCENT ON JAMES ISLAND 51
V. - THE GREATER ASSAULT ON WAGNER 67
VI. - SIEGE OF WAGNER 106
VII. - BOMBARDMENT OF CHARLESTON 128
VIII. - OLUSTEE 148
IX. - MORRIS ISLAND 186
X. - ATTACK ON JAMES ISLAND 199
XI. - SIEGE OF CHARLESTON 217
XII. - HONEYHILL 236
XIII. - OPERATIONS ABOUT POCOTALIGO 254
XIV. - CHARLESTON AND SAVANNAH 277
XV. - POTTERS RAID 289
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  ROSTER  - finished 2/25/2019 327
  APPENDIX - finished 3/1/2019 393
  INDEX 435
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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
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Ampey, Isom (Co. K) 128
Appleton, Maj. J. W. M. 48
Appleton, Capt. Thomas L. 144
Arnum, Charles H. (Co. E) 176
Bowman, Sergt. Thomas (Co. I) 128
Bridge, Capt. Watson W. 144
Bridgham, Ass't-Surg. Charles B. 136
Bridgham, Lieut. Thomas S. 280
Briggs, Surg. Charles E. 136
Brown, Abraham (Co. E) 176
Carney, Sergt. William H. (Co. C) - frontispiece
Chipman, Capt. Charles G. 232
Conant, Lieut. John H. 272
Cotton, Sergt. Asa (Co. K) 176
Cousens, Capt. Joseph E. 144

Duren, Lieut. Charles M.

280
Edmands, Lieut. Benjamin B. 272
Emerson, Capt. Edward B. 184
Emilio, Capt. Luis F. 192
Freeland, MIlo J. (Co. A) 176
Gomes, Richard (Co. H) 256
Goosberry, John (Mus. Co. E) 32
Grace, Capt. James W. 232

Hallett, Lieut. Charles O.

280
Hallowell, Col. Edward N. 16
Harrison, Chaplain Samuel 8
Helman, Corp. Preston (Co. E) 208
Higginson, Capt. Francis L. 232
Homans, Capt. William H. 184
Hooper, LIeut.-Col. Henry N. 48
Howard, Capt. Willard 192
Jackson, Sergt. Moses (Co. E.) 208
James, Capt. Garth W. 192
Jewett, Lieut. Charles, Jr. 280
Jewett, Capt. R. H. L. 184
Johnston, Lieut. Alexander 288
Jones, Capt. Edward L. 232
Jones, Robert J. (Co. I) 32
Joy, Capt. Charles F. 184
Kelly, James A. (Co. E) 208
Knowles, Lieut. Alfred H. 288
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Lee, Com'y Sergt. Arthur B. 256
Lee, Harrison (Pvt. Co. D. 256
Lenox, Color Sergt. Charles W. (Co. A) 176
Leonard, Lieut. Andrew W. 272
Lipscomb, Corp. George (Co. I) 128
Littlefield, Lieut. Henry W. 288
McDermott, Lieut. William 280
Moore, Miles (Mus. Co. H) 32
Netson, William J. (Principal Must. Co. K) 32
Newell, Capt. Robert R. 184
Patridge, Capt. David A. 144
Pease, Ass't-Serg. Giles M. 64
Pope, Lieut. Col. George 48
Pratt, Lieut. James A. 272
Radzinsky, Ass't-Surg. Louis D. 136
Reed, Capt. Lewis 144
Ritchie, Quartermaster John 136
Rogers, Lieut. Frederick E. 288
Rolls, Sergt. Jeremiah (Co. I) 128
Russell, Capt. Cabot J. 96
Shaw, Col. Robert G. 1
Simms, Corp Abram C. (Co. I.) 128
Simpkins, Capt. William H. 96
Smith, Charles A. (Co. C) 256
Smith, Capt. Orin E. 192
Spear, Lieut. Daniel G. 288
Stevens, Lieut. Edward L. 96
Stewart Sergt. Henry (Co. E) 32
Stone, Surg. Lincoln R. 64
Swails, Lieut. Stephen A. 8
Tomlinson, Lieut. Ezekiel G. 280
Treadwell, Ass't-Surg. Joshua B. 64
Tucker, Capt. Charles E. 184
Vogelsang, Lieut. Peter 8
Walton, Maj. James M. 48
Weaver, George (Co. K) 208
Webster, Lieut. Frederick H. 96
Welch, Lieut. Frank M. 8
Whitney, Lieut. William L. 272
Willard (Mann), Capt. Samuel 144
Wilson, Sergt-Major John H. 128
Wilson, Joseph T. (Co. C) 256

LISTS OF MAPS.
James Island - - - 56
Fort Wagner. - Charge of 54th Mass. - - - 80
Plan of Siege Operations against Fort Wagner - - - 112
Plan of Battle of Olustee, Fla. - - - 160
Charleston, S. C. - Lines of Attack and Defence - - - 224
Approach to Honey Hill - - - 240
Battle of Honey Hill - - - 248
Action at Boykin's Mills - - - 304
Field of Operations of 54th Mass. Regiment - - - End.

 

 

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