Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Shreveport” in chapter 13, page 131 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
...nance and ordnance stores at the fort, which surrendered after an hour's fight.
The capture of these stores proved a serious loss to his army's scanty supply.
In the meantime Kirby Smith was at Shreveport , looking out for Banks' army.
He was sure of checking, in due time, its advance.
Already in the latter part of August, 1863, that sagacious officer had known that a formidable expedition was prep...
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