Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Pillow” in chapter 1 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...eneral Shepley have with him?
Did he assign any reason for not rendering assistance to that garrison?
If so, what was it?
Answer. General Shepley called on me. He stated that as he approached Fort Pillow , fighting was going on; he saw the flag come down by the run, but could not tell whether it was lowered by the garrison, or by having the halliards shot away; that soon after another flag went up in...
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