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title Soldiers of Liberty: Islanders and the Civil War
creator Marquis, Greg
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description <p>In the early hours of 16 June 1862,<br />two divisions of Union soldiers,<br />numbering over 3,500 men, prepared<br />to capture a small Confederate earthwork<br />on James Island near the city of<br />Charleston. The Battle of Secessionville,<br />the most important Civil War<br />engagement in South Carolina, ended<br />as a strategic and symbolic victory for<br />the rebellious Confederacy. Among<br />the dozens of Union dead was a 30-<br />year-old Prince Edward Islander, Sgt.<br />John J. McDonald, Company K, 28th<br />Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.</p>
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1994
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-478
source 36
language en_US
rights <p>Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.</p>

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title Soldiers of Liberty: Islanders and the Civil War
creator Marquis, Greg
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description <p>In the early hours of 16 June 1862,<br />two divisions of Union soldiers,<br />numbering over 3,500 men, prepared<br />to capture a small Confederate earthwork<br />on James Island near the city of<br />Charleston. The Battle of Secessionville,<br />the most important Civil War<br />engagement in South Carolina, ended<br />as a strategic and symbolic victory for<br />the rebellious Confederacy. Among<br />the dozens of Union dead was a 30-<br />year-old Prince Edward Islander, Sgt.<br />John J. McDonald, Company K, 28th<br />Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.</p>
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1994
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-478
source 36
language en_US
rights <p>Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.</p>