Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Col. W. G. Vincent” in chapter 10, page 105 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
...battalions of artillery, all under Maj.-Gen. W. B. Franklin.
On October 21st General Taylor was compelled to withdraw from Opelousas to Washington.
A raiding party sent to the enemy's rear, under Col. W. G. Vincent , returned with prisoners and signal books containing important information.
This information assured Taylor that Franklin's object was not Niblett's Bluff, but his army.
An elaborate plan had bee...
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