Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Sherman” in chapter 125, page 482 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...east of Decatur, a party of forty or fifty rebels attacked one of our trains, killing seventeen mules.
The guard repulsed them, killing five, and capturing three.
None of our men were injured.
General Sherman , with two of his staff, was in a perilous condition at this time, and it was feared the entire party would be surrounded by the guerrillas.
They escaped, however, and joined their command, some fou...
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