Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Louisiana” in chapter 36 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
...occasionally, because the civil authorities neglected their duty, I was obliged to resort to this means to ensure the punishment of offenders.
At this time the condition of the negroes in Texas and Louisiana was lamentable, though, in fact, not worse than that of the few white loyalists who had been true to the Union during the war. These last were singled out as special objects of attack, and were, ther...
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