Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Benjamin H. Grierson” in chapter 1.61 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...her's eyes with his own pistol.
He then ordered his men to shoot the two old men, but they flatly refused and they escaped.
After burning all the houses in the vicinity the detachment left.
Colonel Benjamin H. Grierson , of the 6th Illinois, in reporting the affair to General Sherman the same day, said:
Here (Hernando) I arrested twelve men, and having fifteen of my command whose horses were unfit for further...
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