Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Hicks” in chapter 132, page 502 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...e lost his life by war in the tragical manner he did, at the very place where he began his military career.
Forrest is said to have been at the house of a prominent citizen here, when he received Colonel Hicks 's reply to his demand for a surrender of the Fort, and remarked: Damn him!
I came here to take the place, and, by God!
I mean to do it.
So that it is useless for the rebels and their sympathiz...
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