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First Georgia Regula
After the companies were foruud he
was placed in command of company
1 E, which he made one among the best
companies in the regiment. Ile was a
brave ever-ready and reliable soldier,
and always at the post of duty.
Wherever you found company E you
would find Captain Wayne. Ile led
his company in every engagement the
regulars were in In Virginia. Com
pany E with Captain Wayne, Lieu
tenant Frank M. Myer? and First Ser
geant William D. Kc!' tt, was a fight
ing machine; In thc fall of 1863 be
was promoted to major and command
ed the regimeut until the fall of 1864,
when he was promoted to colonel and
was in command until the surrender
at Greensboro, missing bat one en
gagement tho regulars wore ever in
and that was Olustie, Florida. Ile
Was absent tbeu at Tallahassee, presi
dent of a courtmartial. A* a captain
I don't think he was admired hy the
men of the regiment as he wa* a gruff,
short ? poke II officer, a tuan of but few
woidi?, but uieaut jun what he said.
After he assumed command nf tbs
regiment and wc learned to know him,
he was the idol of his men, and there
was not a man in the regulars who
would not have died for old Sandy.
You could always tell when he waB
absent, the men seemed restless and
weary, but when at tho head of the
Tegimcnt the boys seemed to care for
nothing, believing him capable of get
ting out of any trouble wo might get
in. The voice wo so often heard in
command has long since been silent,
the heart that knew no fear has ceased
to beat, the strong right arm that
Hashed his bright sword in the thick
est of the fight has returned to dust,
while his excellent spirit has winged
its flight to the God who gave it.
Sweet be- the sleep of the gallant
Way no. beneath the. shade of the beau
tiful tn es, free from war's oruel strife,
the roll of the drums, the sharp re
t port of the rifle and the angry boom of
the cannon.' A br-, ver man ora better
soldier never, wore thc gray or drew
irs at Pee Dee Bridge.
permission, or we are under many ob
ligations, but it was Johnnie take care
of yourselves if you can, we have
pressing business beyoud the river
and will see you later. After they
had passed we looked to our left and
haw tho enemy about 150 yards off,
like a drove of black birds making for
our roar. Uolouel Wayne ordered a
retreat and we started down the street
ut the double quick with the enemy
at our bonis, lt was n running fight
through ti e street; we would load on
?ae ruv, wheel nod fire while the wo
men and children were screaming and
waving everything they could get hold
of that was white. I was beside the
color bearer, Sergeant Bennett, who
seemed to be enraged at the white sig
nals around him and would wave his
Sag around his head, yelling, ''You
may wave your rags and newspapers,
but here ia tho battle cross." We
heard thc report of cannan about the
centre of tho town and some one said,
Cheer up, boys, we have artillery on
jur side of the river yet." When wo
arrived at the street that leads to the
bridge wo filed to our left and as we
did so, a Federal battery of several
pieces about 150 yards on the samo
street to our right opened fire. I_I
It wa9 one of thc closest p'.aoes the
regulars were in during the war, and
while the grape and canister were
cracking through the regiment our en
tire length wo could do rothing but
run, as our safety depended on cross
ing the bridge, which was several
blocks away. Beforo reaching tho
bridge we went down a hill and were j
out of sight of thc artillery with the
exception of our flag whioh they wero
firing at. Captain DuBose ordered
the colors lowered but ?Sergeant Ben
nett swore he would dio before ho
would trail, them, but finally did as
Captain DuBose ordered him. We
then left that street by turning to our
left around some buildings and entered
the bridge over the Fee Dee, whioh
was walled up and covered over.
Rosin had been strewn on both sides
of thc bridge uu? nu mc- of Butler's
cavalry were waiting for us so they
could stick fire to it. When the regu
lars were about half-way through the
bridge the enemy entered the bridge
in our rear and wc fought through it,
while the cavalry fired it on both
Bides as wo went. It waB certaiuly a
warm place and the boys were glad to
get out of it and eater a large field ou
the bank of thc river with the woods
about one mile distant. After leaving
thc bridge the road inclines down the
river and makes a gradual turn to the
left. Colonel Wayne must have
thought he had fulfilled his orders to
thc letter, as bc galloped on to tho
front, leaving tbc regiment to follow
at its leisure. When we were about
HQO yards from the bridge General
Huller rode up at full speed and asked
for the officer in command. Captain
Tom Fort, of company L, and Captain
Frank Myers, of company K, have
both toid me since the war that they
were in command and as both were
officers of known courage and veracity,
I will leave it for them to settle.
General Butler ordered the officer to
face the regiment in line and retake
the bridge, as the enemy v.ero putting
thc fire out. The officer replied to
him by saying that the regiment had
run at least four miles and had fought
a portion of the way, and they were
physically unable to make the charge.
General Butler got his dander up and
told the officer the bridge must be re
taken and burned and to whse! his
regiment in line and charge it. The
regimen? was ordered to wheel to tho
left in line and as we completed the
wheel a battery of six guns unlimbered
on the bluff about 30 yards below the
bridge. Some one yelled look out,
and I saw a puff of white smoke and
the next instant a shell went crashing
through thc li ie to my right, cutting
off the leg of Sergeant Charley Bruce,
of company I, who was one of the best
and bravest men in the regiment. Thc
regiment was in line below the bridge
and opposite the battery.
We were then ordered to charge,
and instead of charging the bridge we
charged square r'own ou tho battery.
General Butler ordered the men to
bear to the right and get thc bridge
between them and the battery, but by
that time all six guns were raining
shell in our ranks, and tho men had
but one object in view, and that was I
the trees along the river bank. Be
lieving General Butler's order, "Bear
to the right, men, and get the bridge
between you and tho battery," waa the
correct thing to do, I left the right
of my company and made for the right
and the bridge at the same lime.
Several others left the line at the
same time, but I can recollect the
name of only ono of them, and why I
recollect him we both escaped death,
as it were, by the skin of our teeth at
the same time. It was First Sergeant
Alex. Clemency, of Co. G, and a
braver or better soldier did not belong
to the regulars. After we were some
little distance to the right of tue regi
ment Sergeant Clemency and myself
were near together, both running our
best for the bridge, with Clemenoy
about six feet ia the load. A shell
struck thc ground between us and ex
ploded, covering us completely with
dirt and smoke. The shock staggered
me for a moment, when I again moved
forward through the smoke, and as I
emerged from it stumbled over Clem
ency, who was lying on his face
stretched out his full length, dead, as
I supposed. I could but envy bim his
condition, and expressed my feelings
by saying, "Alex., poor boy, you have
received your last furlough, bat you
are better off than I am." Desperate
did not express my feelings. I would
not have dodged a shell as large as a
barrel had I seen one ooming at me.
I tried to run, but it seemed to me a
terrapin could have made better time,
The powder puff may help to hide the
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the ravages of disease. When the face
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must go below the surface to thc blood,
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Thought there was no help for me-nt least the
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my friend sent to the village sud got a bottle
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had been getting worse alt thc time. I took
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I as i jumped up and down in the same
?tracks instead of going forward. On
! thc Cheraw side of the bridge wa^on
ou a level with the street, but on our
side there was a plank roadway slop
ing from the bridge to the ground,
and ss I reached that Sergeant Clem
ency caught up with me, he having
stepped in a hole and fell at tho same
time thc shell exploded, instead of
being killed as I supposed, which, no
doubt, saved his life. When I passed
over him he was too near exhausted
to get up. When near enough to see
through tho bridge the soene that met
my gaze for the time being transfixed
me to the spot. About 30feet within
the bridge I saw an officer with his
horse lying dead near h;m: ecol and
deliberately firing at the enemy, who
were trying to put out the fire, while
others were making the minnie balls
fly thick and fast around bim. If he
had been baoked by 1,000 men he
could not have been more cool or self
Time was flying and the bullets
with it, and the few regulars who had
reaohed the bridge with Sergeant
Clemency and myself decided thc offi
cer was like General D. H. Hill's cor
poral, needed a little reinforcements.
Dropping on our knees we orawied to
thc \iouth of the bridge, placed our
rifles on thc floor and made musio in
the air. I don't claim it was sweet
musio, but if you had seen tho enemy
scam )eriog out of thc other end of the
bridge you might have called it hot
musio. The fire seemed to leap for
joy and it seemed like only a few
minutes before the bridge was in
flames fromona endto the other. During
the time the artillery had been turned
on our end of the bridge until thc
heat of the fire caused the boys to take
shelter in a gully not far from thc
river bank where we stretched our
selves at full length and inhaled oui
lungs full of God's pure, fresh air.
It did not seem long before th<
bridge gave way and went down int(
the river. Our difficult task had beei
accomplished, and the muddy waten
of the swift rolling Pee Dee wen
whirling on in its march to the sea
while Sherman's forces were on om
Bide and Hardec's on the other
While lying in the gully I saw Colone
Wayne on his horse behind a tre
some 500 yards from the bridge, am
from the compliments he was receiv
ing in the way of bursting shell, th
enemy must have seen him, too. Sei
g?ant Clemeney, myself and four otb
ers crawled up that gully some 20
yards to where the bushes OD the
river bank concealed us from the ene
my and then made our way to the
road and our brigade. It was 10 a. m.
when the bridge fell in and the regi
ment was ordered oat. They were
nearly all below the bridge eoneealed
behind the trees on the river bank,
and-would have been exposed to the
enemy's fire at least one mile. So
getting out was ont of the question
until night cast her dark mantle over
fields and river; then they silently
stole away and joined the brigade.
Lieutenant Palmer with his detail of
three men, Sergeant Watson, Corporal
Musgrove and Private Overman, were
captured and carried to a Northern
prison. That night while resting our
weary limbs we could see Cheraw in
flames several blocks at a time. Gen
eral Sherman had been careless with
fire again, and treated Che -aw like
he had Atlanta and Columbia.-- Atlan
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