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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the war in the South-West. (search)
in length about seventy-five miles, as far as an old fort called Fort Jesup: it is divided at this point. The main branch, keeping its direcuated at the junction of the roads which led, on the one hand, to Fort Jesup by the hills, and on the other to Natchitoches by the valley of R he hastened to retreat. The bulk of his forces took the road to Fort Jesup, and, going beyond this point, halted on April 1st at the villageion of one regiment, under Colonel Debray, who had started on the Fort Jesup road. The latter was attacked by Lee on his march: the cavalry, point situated eighteen miles from Natchitoches on the road from Fort Jesup to Mansfield, where Debray, with the help of a few troops of Moutroads that wind in the pine forest parallel with the post-road to Fort Jesup lead to Mansfield; from this point also radiate, to the west in twestern direction parallel with that of Red River. The road from Fort Jesup to Mansfield runs from the south through the village, follows the