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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
ries had to fire above the trenches, and the shells which burst too soon hit their own soldiers. Colonel Purviance, who was in command of the trenches on the 30th of August, was thus killed by a Federal projectile, and it became necessary to displace several pieces to reassure the soldiers exposed to this new danger. The Confedeertion, to which Gillmore attached but little faith, was confirmed by the Confederate reports. After a bombardment lasting three days from the morning of the 30th of August till the evening of the 1st of September, in which several monitors had come to take a part, all these pieces were rendered unfit for use, all the casemated bhis partisans appear in arms far north, in the county of Sabine, on the right bank of the Missouri, and give fight to the local militia. A short time after, on August 30th, the Southern colonel Coffee, with one of these bands, wandering about in search of the Federal trains on the frontiers of Missouri, Arkansas, and the Indian Te