Fort Wagner. Morris Island
In July 1863, Union Generals Gillmore and Dahlgren hoped to take Fort Wagner, on Morris Island in Charleston Harbor, in order to gain a vantage point from which to launch an attack on the city of Charleston. Strongly defended, the first Union assaults (July 10th and 18th) resulted in extremely high casualties. Gillmore began formal siege operations and had reached to base of the ...
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies.
Official records of the Union and Confederate armies
Found also in the House Miscellaneous documents of the 52d to the 56th Congress. Each number has special index. Inserted in each volume: Additions and corrections ... Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1902. Series 1, v. 1-53, series 3, v. 1-5, and series 4, v. 1-3 include "Alternate designations of organizations mentioned." Vol. 54-55 of series 1 [serial no. 112-113] "have not been published, and ...
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