Statistics for occurrence #1 of “New Orleans, La.” in chapter 36 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
...but meanwhile the Secretary of War directed me to suspend all proceedings in the matter, and make a report of the facts.
I complied in the following telegram:
headquarters Fifth Military District, New Orleans, La. , June 3, 1867.
Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your telegram of this date in reference to the Levee Commissioners in this State.
The following were my reasons for abolish...
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