Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Yazoo River” in chapter 129 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
flag-ship Black Hawk, Mississippi Squadron, Cairo, February 17, 1864.
sir: Inclosed I send you a report of Lieutenant Commander Owen, in relation to an expedition I sent up Yazoo River to cooperate with General Sherman, (who is marching on Meridian,) and to confuse the enemy with regard to movements on foot.
It appears the troops did not consider themselves strong enough to land,...
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