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" Numbers of both white and black were killed on top of our breastworks as well as inside. The negroes fought gallantly, and were headed by as brave a colonel as ever lived. He mounted the breastworks waving his sword, and at the head of his regiment, and... "
Massachusetts in the Army and Navy During the War of 1861-1865 - Page 87
by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, Charles Webster Wilson, Florence Wyman Jacques - 1896
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Military Essays and Recollections: Papers Read Before the Commandery of the ...

United States - 1894
...negroes fought gallantly, and were headed by as brave a colonel as ever lived. He mounted the breastworks waving his sword and at the head of his regiment,...orderly sergeant fell dead over the inner crest of the works " (Southern Historical Society Papers, vol. xii., p. 138). Captain Luis F. Emilio, in his monograph...
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History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry ...

Luis Fenollosa Emilio - Massachusetts - 1894 - 452 pages
...negroes fought gallantly, and were headed by as brave a colonel as ever lived. He mounted the breastworks waving his sword, and at the head of his regiment,...orderly sergeant fell dead over the inner crest of the works. The negroes were as fine-looking a set as I ever saw, — large, strong, muscular fellows."...
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The Aftermath of Slavery: A Study of the Condition and Environ-ment of the ...

William Albert Sinclair - African Americans - 1905 - 358 pages
...negroes fought gallantly and were headed by as brave a colonel as ever lived. He mounted the breastworks waving his sword, and at the head of his regiment,...orderly sergeant fell dead over the inner crest of the works. The negroes were as fine looking a set as I ever saw — large, strong, muscular fellows." General...
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Confederate Charleston: An Illustrated History of the City and the People ...

Robert N. Rosen - History - 1994 - 181 pages
...negroes fought gallantly, and were headed by as brave a colonel as ever lived. He mounted the breastworks waving his sword, and at the head of his regiment, and he and an orderly sergeant fell dead over the inner crest of the works. The negroes were as fineloo king a...
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A Brave Black Regiment: The History of the Fifty-fourth Regiment of ...

Luis Fenollosa Emilio - History - 1995 - 452 pages
...fought gallantly, and were headed by as brave a colonel as ever lived. He mounted the breastworks waviog his sword, and at the head of his regiment, and he...orderly sergeant fell dead over the inner crest of the works. The negroes were as Ine-looking a set as I ever saw, — large, strong, muscular fellows." Of...
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Black Union Soldiers in the Civil War

Hondon B. Hargrove - History - 2003 - 270 pages
...were headed by as brave a colonel as ever lived. He mounted the breastworks waving his sword . . . and he and a negro orderly sergeant fell dead over the inner crest of the works.121 The day after the battle, the Confederates removed the wounded from in front of Fort Wagner,...
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