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idable fleet was never under a single command than that now on the western rivers under Admiral Porter. The following paragraph, from the same letter, is worth extracting. Sherman's men, it seems, have brought disgrace on the Red river forces of Gen. Banks. They ought to be excused, for what with their natural aptitude for pillage, how could they be expected to be honest after having the experience of Sharman's advance to Selma: I should not be a faithful historian (says the writer) if I omitted to mention that the conduct of the troops, since the late raid of Gen. Sherman, is becoming very prejudicial to our good name and their efficiency. A spirit of destruction and wanton ferocity seems to have seized upon many of them which is quite incredible. At Red River Landing they robbed a house of several thousand dollars in specie, and then fired the house to conceal their crime. At Simmsport a party of them stole and robbed and insulted a family two miles distant.