Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Phillips” in chapter 10, page 103 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
...t of Colonel Major's brigade, in all 800 men. Neither Green nor Major knew the ground—a fatal mistake in a night movement.
An error in thinking the levee above the fort to be its parapet cost Colonel Phillips ' life, as he was killed on reaching the ditch.
By that time the expedition had become a failure.
Major Ridley, of Phillips' regiment, calling to his men, gallantly leaped upon the parapet.
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