Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Sweeny” in chapter 1 of Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas:
he said, was ever such thing seen!
Green men, never in battle before, standing their ground, hurling defiance, and cheering their own guns at every discharge.
His report to his commander, General Sweeny , thus describes the termination of the battle: In the critical moment, Captain Wilkins, commander of one of the two batteries, declared he was unable to advance for want of ammunition!
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