Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieutenant-Colonel Averill” in chapter 21 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10.:
... river, assisted by the battery, and in a short time our men were upon the bank.
The opposite bluff was lined with Indians, who opened a spirited fire, but at too long range to be dangerous at all. Lieutenant-Colonel Averill 's detachment replied with more effect.
The evidence of crossing in a disastrous haste abounded everywhere.
All their transportation had been abandoned, and many women and children were drowned.
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