Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Louisiana” in chapter 29, page 300 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
...on was placed in command of a small division at Spanish Fort (Mobile), including his brigade.
Of his service there, Gen. Richard Taylor has written, Gen. R. L. Gibson, now a member of Congress from Louisiana , held Spanish Fort with 2,500 men. Fighting all day and working all night, Gibson successfully resisted the efforts of the immense force against him until the evening of April 8th, when the enemy eff...
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