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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)
lonel Debray, who had started on the Fort Jesup road. The latter was attacked by Lee on his march: the cavalry, which covered his right, taking advantage of the woods in order not to allow itself to be attacked, beat an orderly retreat as far as Crump's plantation, a point situated eighteen miles from Natchitoches on the road from Fort Jesup to Mansfield, where Debray, with the help of a few troops of Mouton's division sent to his assistance, succeeded in intimidating the Federals, who fell bahief of the expedition. This condition of things was calculated to aggravate considerably the difficulties of the campaign in a country where the scarcity of water imposed very long marches on the army. General Lee, after having bivouacked at Crump's Corner, reached Pleasant Hill on the morning of April 7th. Taylor had directed Green, under whose command all the cavalry had been united into three brigades, to watch and defend, inch by inch, the road from this point to Mansfield. This cava