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Raid of Forrest's cavalry on the Tennessee river in 1864. By Captain John W. Morton, Chief of Artillery in Forrest's Cavalry Corps [Read before the Louisville Branch of the Southern Historical Society.] Two batteries of the battalion of artillery, Forrest's Cavalry Corps, which I had the honor to command, namely, Walton's and Morton's, the former composed of two ten-pounder and two twenty-pounder Parrott guns which had been captured from the enemy by Forrest's cavalry, and the latter co
w the mouth of Sandy, we selected the old Confederate Fort Heiman and Paris Landing and the mouth of Sandy, the former place some five miles distant by river from the latter, as the most available from which to obstruct the navigation of the Tennessee river and cut off communication with Johnsonville.
These points were admirably suited to entrap any passing boat from above or below.
Lieutenant W. O. Hunter's section — Walton's battery — of twenty-pounder Parrotts under the personal command