Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort St. Philip Colonel Higgins” in chapter 5, page 38 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
...ght her flag should float about the Passes so long as the Mississippi has memories!
Later on it will be seen that the end of the Louisiana was less glorious but more dramatic.
In the command of Fort St. Philip Colonel Higgins was ably assisted by Capt. M. T. Squires, of the Louisiana artillery, on duty in the fleet.
In Fort Jackson was Brigadier-General Duncan, commanding coast defenses.
Every effort had been made by ...
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