Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Capt. T. A. Faries” in chapter 8, page 84 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
With these varied odds against her, the Cotton had become almost incapable of retreat.
Fortunately a champion appeared on the bank.
The left section (two 12-pounder bronze field howitzers) of Capt. T. A. Faries ' artillery had got into battery just in time to protect the Cotton, whose gunners and pilots had already left, owing to the hot fire of the sharpshooters.
The Cotton had in fact become unmanageable...
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