Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Major Brent” in chapter 11, page 108 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
...rdly than her way of stopping here and there.
One day she halted before Grand Bluff and gave its defenders a touch of her 11-inch guns.
On February 24th the expedition was approaching its prey.
Major Brent heard, when ascending the Mississippi some sixty miles below Vicksburg, that the Indianola was a short way ahead, with a coal barge lashed on either side.
Brent decided to wait until the night, bei...
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