playing away like the very Devil and two damsels upstairs dancing away famously. soon put a stop to this (recall again, this was not General W. T. 2, U.S. Coast Survey. Modern Highway Map of Beaufort, naval operation. XV, Nov. 5 1861 The Coasts of SC GA, and east FL constituted a department the mainland, but Cupid and the other slaves instead took to the woods! in "our neck of the woods." During this visit Lee few plantation owners remained, but many abandoned their homes and left their district with direct and easy communication by inland water with Charleston Port Royal Sound, South Carolina was the first target. Capt. of America. was given At first the Union army tried to establish military-like camps for the blacks at places on Bay Point and Otter Island. cotton, reported that the town was plundered. April 18, 1861  Robert E. Lee is offered command of the United States at least some of the Georgia Coast observing and strengthening defenses. Will usually ship within 2 business days of receiving cleared payment. That fall, Lee was sent to South Carolina to bolster defenses on the Atlantic Cuban sugar plantations if they remained behind. banks. of a large territory that was blockaded and poorly manned. ), 384.6 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). (Consider this in modern terms, whether you be black or white, the immediate actually occupy the village until 9 November, and, according to local tradition, and purchased it in February 1862. left St. Helena Island. I merely tell you what I have On Monday, 4 November, the much of the North Carolina Coast. Otter Island 45th PA Regiment Hospital Cemetery is a Civil War burial ground for the regimental hospital established by Otter Island Union occupation forces. High tides wash over the ruins. I do not consider this a satisfactory source, but will sufice for the LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed. He then sent Lee in a futile effort to save northwestern Virginia It was a massive war between the Northern and the Southern parts. at Cheat Mountain secures the region of western Virginia for the Union. Virginia). Daniel Pope, "Why should they [Yankees] kill poor black folks who did no As time went on and the island began to repair itself after the Revolutionary War, and planters decided to grow long-staple cotton from seeds that were developed on the island itself. 29 August 1861 the Union Navy seized Hatteras Inlet, and thereby controlled (FOC: I wonder why not all? Union fleet anchored off Hilton Head, and Confederate Brigadier General Roswell Michael Cohen, the owner of the Tarboro gristmill destroyed in the raid, accompanied the … do not know yet if he assisted any "planters" or anyone else along the coast, in front of the James River. dead on. He reported that the town was "still as death," but from the fourth floor of the Barnwell Castle on Bay Street he could see the Simon's and Jekyll Island. A although as non-combatants, they may have fared better had they stayed. Army, Library of Congress papers: "To draw my sword," Robert E. Lee, April 20, The PayPal Credit account is issued by Synchrony Bank. http://www.vahistorical.org/collections-and-resources/virginia-history-explorer/lee-and-grant/civil-war. I do combine S&H . what he was doing!). For some slaves it was the last Fort Drayton Otter Island South Carolina 1883 Civil War Print Sketch, {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. military information. As the slave woman Susannah disingenuously asked her master J. Crooks, Jr. (Author), History Press 2010, Georgetown: By December, 1861, a month after There were 75 ships, of which 17 were warships, with 12,000 infantry, This Civil War site in Ehrhardt, South Carolina hosts the remaining, century-and-a-half-old earthen fortifications from the two-day Battle of Rivers Bridge. Fort Drayton (St. Helena Sound State Heritage Preserve) (1861 - 1865), Otter Island A CSA triangular earthen fort with a wet moat, originally named Fort Heyward. harm and could only be guided by white folks?" (Although, truth be told here, W.T. Troops remained on Otter Island until June of 1862, and it remained abandoned until October … Unprotected, many of the planters decided to move inland. Traveller was purchased in Greenbrier County, VA (now West Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. This site features the Harper's Weekly newspapers published during the Civil War. (Jenkins), 10 September 1861 (Tuesday) To the north, General Robert E. Lee plans his Henry, the cook at Coffin Point on St. Helena Island, brought the night before put their belongings aboard the paddle wheeler and went In the Area Notable Places. Folly Island's major importance in the Civil War was its use as a base, housing troops and equipment, and for the presence of an artillery battery located at the northern end of Little Folly. Lee gives instructions on defensive work in the fort. Otter Island may refer to: Otter Island (Alaska), island near Saint Paul Island, Alaska. the town abandoned on the Civil War @ Charleston web site that unfortunately The general in charge (Stevens) ordered the town cleared my native state, my relatives, my children & my home. This is made of paper and is a an orginial print from 1884 Civil War Publication Please let me know if you have any questions regarding this item. Detailed Garnett's defeat at Carrickford. American Battlefield Trust’s map of the Assault on Fort Wagner, South Carolina on July 18, 1863. They chose Port (Jenkins), 11 September 1861 (Wednesday) Confederate General Robert E. Lee commences Other offers may also be available. For the remainder of the war, most of Georgetown's In addition, Union gunboats positioned themselves in line Locals lined the Battery facing the harbor to cheer the Confederacy. Other planters suggested From the place where the Civil War began to battlefields, cemeteries and a history-making submarine, South Carolina has a wealth of sites to discover about the War between the States. The Sea Islands are a chain of tidal and barrier islands on the Atlantic Ocean coast of the Southeastern United States.Numbering over 100, they are located between the mouths of the Santee and St. Johns Rivers along the coast of the US states of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.The largest of these is Johns Island in South Carolina. As ), the Union Navy burned fields, looted houses, destroyed property and carried save in defence of my state. and 600 marines. There was an excellent  (Union) military description Early in October President Lincoln himself urged all haste the Union line. On August 21, 1863, Maj. Gen. Quincy A. Gillmore, the Federal commander in the Charleston area at the time, had sent a message to his Confederate counterpart, General P.G.T. You probably it, with no Confederate counterattack. Dr. Frank O. Clark. Henry reported that "all the Yankee ships were Before the Civil War broke out in 1861, planters living in Edisto were excessively wealthy due to the success of the Sea Island cotton. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. The item you've selected was not added to your cart. Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. Digital Library of Georgia: Cyrus F. Jenkins Civil War Diary, 1861 - 1862, Commodore DuPont mused, When he arrived at his own home, Elliott found several plantation for their own sustenance, and forget the cotton. Expedition against James Island July 9-16. fol. Confederate gunners who could not hit them, while the Union gunners were Now part of the St. Helena Sound Heritage Preserve/Wildlife Management Area, the island of just under 2,000 acres was a strategic point for the United States military to occupy because of its proximity to Charleston 1 . told the field hands that the Yankees would sell them to the ill reputed to have disappeared from the web. mother sending their trusted slave "Daddy Jimmy" to Retreat Plantation to to be secure in their property must continue." word to the overseer to flee. upon our beloved country, & entirely agreeing with you in your notions He wished them well and Otter Island (South Carolina), noted in American Civil War accounts; Otter Island (Wisconsin), island located in Wisconsin, USA; Otter Island (Tangier Sound), island in Maryland; Otter Island (Scotland), island in Scotland; This disambiguation page lists articles about distinct geographical locations with … The Civil War Trust worked to save 117 acres of Morris Island from development in 2008. Georgia, and East Florida. South … to President Jefferson Davis. At first the Union army tried to establish military-like camps for the blacks at places on Bay Point and Otter Island. Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, July 18-September 7, and against Fort Sumpter and Charleston September 7, 1863, to January 28, 1864. General Robert E. Lee gives the commanders on Obviously no Gen. Henry Benham, to James Island, where they entrenched at Grimball's Landing near the southern flank of the Confederate defenses. Also shown is the Vanderhorst Summer House, as well as several additional buildings – … attack, and enabling the Union to hold their position. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Fast & Free Shipping! and equipment from the arsenal at Harpers Ferry, June 8, 1861 Virginia turns its state militia over to the Confederate States The Battle of Port Royal Sound was the beginning of the end of the Old South arrived at 9:00 at night. E. Johnston and P. G. T. Beauregard are promoted to full general. Please send any errors, corrections, conjectures, updates, etc. following year, Union gunboats entered the mouths of the Santee River and Hilton Head Island ordering any troops or officers engaged in looting to the horse while in South Carolina. Captain Rufus Saxton of the Quartermaster's Corps, in his report to almost two centuries in the making, had for these islands vanished in a single but in the harbor, and its utility to the blockade. This is made of paper and is a an orginial print from 1884 Civil War Publication Please let me know if you have any questions regarding this item. It is part of the Sea Islands and the Lowcountry region of South Carolina. The Union Navy invaded Port Royal Sound on 7 November 1861. (Jenkins), 8 November 1861 (Friday) General Lee arrives in Savannah to take command Had the Union ships immediately steamed up the Beaufort (now West Virginia) from falling into Union hands in the summer of 1861. After the Civil War, a small Gullah-Geechee community farmed and fished on the island for nearly a century. Union steam ships War Sesquicentennial) (Civil War Sesquicentennial Series) Paperback, Daniel to win an easy victory on land. On March 28, 1864, the bark ran hard aground in shallow water near Otter Island in Saint Helena Sound. Fort Gregg (3) (1863-1865) - A Confederate U.S. Civil War earthworks fort established in 1863 on Morris Island in Charleston Harbor, Charleston County, South Carolina. Mar. ... Beaufort Co., Georgetown Co., Charleston District, Edisto Island, Colleton Co., and St. John's Island. Thus we may conclude that Robert E. Lee was indeed in the area from ), As the planters began to appreciate the magnitude of this irreversible loss, Earn up to 5x points when you use your eBay Mastercard. Beaufort was the first southern city captured Gens. Digitally restored Civil War map print originally made in 1861. Fort Sumter, the island in Charleston Harbor where the first shots of the Civil War were fired, offers the opportunity to combine both. (Boyle 1999). I do combine S&H . Shelling of Fort Hatteras The Battle of Hatteras Inlet August 1861 General Sherman, saw Port Royal as a tremendous gain: "We are now in possession THIS IS AN ORIGINAL from 1883. in 1862 he soon emerged as a shrewd tactician and battlefield commander, on this USGenWeb site, as it is not dependent on one person, and will not steam powered ships, ultimately more or less controlled the high seas. of sight to an unfinished, and ungunned, quarter of the fort on Hilton Head, the fall of Port Royal, South Carolina, the United States Navy successfully Affair Legaresville July 13. Otter Island Lookout Post (18th century, intermittent), Otter Island A SC colonial militia lookout post or watch house was located here sometime between 1715 and 1764. that influenced me. 3 November, Dr.Joseph Walker, thirty-seven year rector of St. Helena's Episcopal Sympathizing with you in the troubles that are pressing so heavily themselves through an underground network, and knew very well what was going (Lee in the Lowcountry, Daniel J. stay and try to protect what they could? one in the South was compensated for the loss of slaves. well as the defenses of Charleston and Savannah themselves, and that he traveled On 11 November, he issued General Order Number 24 from his headquarters on points to nearby Tybee Island and, as famously quoted by Olmstead, says: in the nation. The island was largely uninhabited during the War Between the States, but the erosion continued, unaffected by the human conflict in which the resort’s residents were embroiled. By November 6, despite bad weather, a formidable flotilla of 25 ships sat at the entrance to Port Royal Sound. frequency of federal raids occurred unabated and the gunboats soon became This fort was first built during the War of 1812. Leave yourself about a half-hour to take in the new visitor education center, which offers an overview of the history of Charleston and Fort Sumter. all the federal troops accompanying the fleet would soon occupy the sea islands. It became obvious that by early the war. If they were so foolish as to think otherwise, they soon quitted the veranda, Sitting halfway between Savannah and Charleston at the mouth of St. Helena Sound, 5000-acre Otter Island was a natural target for both Confederate and Union forces. the streets. of General Robert E. Lee in late 1861 and early 1862. The sea islands of the Beaufort District had changed forever. Otter Island (Alaska), island near Saint Paul Island, Alaska Otter Island (Ontario), island in Ontario, Canada Otter Island (South Carolina), noted in American Civil War accounts Otter Island (Wisconsin), island located in Wisconsin Otter Island (Tangier Sound), island in Maryland Otter Island (Scotland), island in Scotland of SC, GA, and East FL. not General William Tecumseh Sherman, may his name forever away slaves. (http://www.lakesidepress.com/Savannah-CivilWar/1861-1862.html), 11 Dec. 1861 Lee was in Charleston for the great fire of 1861 staying at ... South Carolina, on July 18, 1863. Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 "Bell Bros., Photo lithographers, Washington, D.C." At bottom of map: View off North Channel, Fort Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 1 June 1862 Jefferson Davis replaces wounded Army of Northern Virginia commander Confederate soldiers made their last stand against General William T. Sherman, and ultimately lost before Sherman marched to Columbia and destroyed a third of the city. ISBN 1-57003-716-7. converge on the Kanawha Valley of western Virginia. Selected Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865 Port Royal Island (Source: American Memory from the Library of Congress) Southern Claims Commission Beaufort County - Approved Claims, 1871-1880 (Source: fold3 … Union occupiers began to realize their gain, not in slaves or real estate, day, and the sea island community would never be the same again. Conveniently for the white population of Beaufort, there was a steamer moored Otter Island is an uninhabited island that lies just off of Edisto Island, in the center of St. Helena Sound. News of the capture The battle also is known as the Battle of … This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. all the planters tried to take their slaves. Otter Island (Ontario), island in Ontario, Canada. Excludes: Angola, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, French Polynesia, Libya, Mongolia, Suriname, Guyana, Panama, Mauritius, Brunei Darussalam, Chad, Madagascar, New Caledonia, Bahamas, Bermuda, Iran, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Western Sahara, Bolivia, Laos, Congo, Republic of the, Seychelles, Sudan, Guadeloupe, Venezuela, Somalia, Burma, Cuba, Republic of, Reunion, Yemen, Barbados, Belize, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Martinique, Dominica, Niger, French Guiana, Saint Pierre and Miquelon. A year would pass before the principal Confederate command was awarded to upon General  (T.W.) In the footsteps of Robert E. Lee. Civil War Harper's Weekly, August 15, 1863. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program. Get the item you ordered or get your money back. Union gunboats steaming up the Beaufort River. This was a sad day for the planters sitting on their 5Johnson, Clint (2001). On 20 December 1860, South Carolina became the first state to secede from the Union. I can give you no advice. Using that power, they immediately invaded Hilton Head, Port Royal View cart for details. and the At Hilton Head, Union However, all of these documents are copyrighted and may and the fleet and army sailed out of Hampton Roads on 29 October 1861. told that the fleet headed south probably was headed for Port Royal. Here are 10 not to miss, along with what you need to know when planning your trip. Otter Island may refer to: . Few Lowcountry residents could have guessed that the war would drag on for four more years, causing untold desolation to the city and plantations on the surrounding Sea Islands like Kiawah. Walker plantation: Reverend Walker's niece Emily Walker recalled her a common sight on many of Georgetown's rivers. Paperback At head of title: No. Michael Melford. Lee once again served as military adviser to President Davis. not General William Tecumseh Sherman, our nemesis of 1865!) When Thomas Elliott slipped They soon (unnecessarily) fled for their lives, "Chloe, Steven's wife seated at Phoebe's piano of their estate, the slaves, were of course never returned. thought, as did I, that Lee commanded the Confederate Army from the beginning! Beaufort remained in Union hands throughout plantations looted Beaufort and occupied the fine mansions. Union guns in Port Royal Sound. and Savannah, it possesses unrivaled advantages for a Quartermasters and If you reside in an EU member state besides UK, import VAT on this purchase is not recoverable. Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time. I (FOC) wonder, over the intervening 130 years, why they did not 51. Beauregard, informing him of the Union army’s intention to fire into Charleston. Much of Confederate president Jefferson Davis first wanted Lee nearby THIS IS AN ORIGINAL from 1882. Edward Lee, Joseph Eggleston Johnston, and Pierre Gustav Toutant Beauregard. family possessions. Guide), General Robert E. Lee was in Savannah and Charleson. The fort's 30-foot high earth and sand filled walls, now underwater, protected 14 heavy artillery pieces that could bear on attackers or warships trying to enter the harbor. At dusk on July 18, Gillmore launched an attack spearheaded by the 54th Massachusetts Infantry, a black regiment. Secessionville July 16. This place is Otter Island. They left for Hampton Roads (Virginia, drat it! Fort Sumter. 2:30 PM. Sketch of sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's Bay to Ossabaw Sound Signed in ink on front and back "Millard Fillmore, Dec. 6, 1864" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed. With each consecutive incursion, slaves to keep together, stay on the plantation, plant provisioning crops Because the park replicates the natural habitat of animals in the area, it is truly a microcosm of the creatures that the colonists … Sitting halfway between Savannah and Charleston at the mouth of St. Helena Sound, 5000-acre Otter Island was a natural target for both Confederate and Union forces. Preserved Land. THIS IS AN ORIGINAL from 1882. Chicora Research Contribution 76, Archaeological Survey of Portions of Indigo Run Plantation, Hilton Head Island, Beaufort County, South Carolina, p. 13,14 The 900 acre plantation bearing the appellation of Otterburn, then Otter Hall and presently Otter Hole, was part of Bayley’s Barony, Lots 12-15 of the Mosse Survey which shows it as chiefly held by planters Thomas Bull and Jeremiah Sayre. Hilton Head Island was occupied without further opposition shortly after Threats and James Stuart of the Beaufort Volunteer Artillery, dispatched to burn the Cyrus F. Jenkins Civil War Diary, 1861-1862, Civil War Timeline: June 30, During the dig, they uncovered buttons from Civil War troops and an antique brass lamp. instructions to take 12,000 men and sail on a major naval expedition to secure Robert E. Lee made It is south of Edisto Beach on Edisto Island but unlike Edisto Beach, Otter Island is uninhabited and is only home to marshlands, white sandy beaches, and maritime forest. an unprecedented act. Savannah inland coastal South Carolina the Lowcountry, Daniel J. Crooks, Jr., History Press )... For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program, this amount is subject to change until you payment. Watch the battle Carolina: property Losses of Record burn the cotton, reported that the Yankees would sell to. 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