150 Years Ago: The siege lines reach Battery Wagner

Starting his journal entry for September 6, 1863, Major Thomas Brooks wrote: The sap is progressing to-day. One branch is to pass to the left and the other to the right of the bastion of the fort, thus enveloping it. To-day, as yesterday, men are constantly exposing themselves above the parapets without drawing any fireContinue reading “150 Years Ago: The siege lines reach Battery Wagner”