Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Yazoo” in chapter 6.42, section c.6.42.67, page 157 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9.:
...ce of the enemy was about thirty thousand infantry and twelve hundred cavalry.
Heavy skirmishing was kept up until the enemy reached Jackson, on the 5th.
Ross's Texas brigade had been left on the Yazoo river to defend that country.
The behavior of officers and men of Adams's and Starke's brigades in resisting the advance was excellent.
On arriving at Jackson my command moved out ten miles on th...
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