Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieutenant Evans” in chapter 7, page 63 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
...visited to the full upon the pillagers of the days previous.
Sometimes they took the first step in a skirmish, one of which, in December, is in point.
A scouting party of 25 men, under command of Lieutenant Evans , attacked the Federal steamboat Brown.
The Brown, counting two guns, was going up Bayou Boufouca, two miles from Fort Pike and sixty miles from Pontchatoula.
The Brown was more timid than daring....
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