Statistics for occurrence #1 of “J. H. Hammond” in chapter 1.62, section c.1.62.78, page 306 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...nt up to Hopefield.
This is done to let the guerrillas, who attacked the Catahoula, feel that certain destruction awaits the country for firing on steamboats.
By order of Major-General Sherman. J. H. Hammond , Assistant Adjutant-General.
But a darker chapter yet remains to record.
On September 7, 1862, a detachment of the 6th Illinois Cavalry, under Major Reuben Loomis, appeared at a point on the ...
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