Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieut. J. D. Britton” in chapter 23, page 241 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
...ng himself went to the assistance of Toombs at the lower bridge.
Later, he and Lieutenant Galbraith were engaged near Miller to nightfall, while Lieutenants Hawes and De Russy fought with Toombs.
Lieut. J. D. Britton was wounded late in the evening.
Burnside's bridge was a favorite field of activity with the Louisiana gunners that day.
About noon on the 17th Eshleman was sent to guard the ford below Burnsid...
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