Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: North of Jackson Mississippi

Expand Messages
  • William H Keene
    ... burn the ferry and boats. It sounds more like they were preventing the cavalry from crossing. ... Exactly -- the squadron that was there was just
    Message 1 of 9 , Oct 27, 2008
    • 0 Attachment
      --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, William Nolan
      <sixtxcavrgtcsa@...> wrote:
      >
      > If the Union force drove off the Confederate Cavalry, why would they
      burn the ferry and boats. It sounds more like they were preventing the
      cavalry from crossing. ...

      Exactly -- the squadron that was there was just protecting the
      crossing for use by the main confederate cavalry force. Destroying
      the boats, etc was a way of stopping the Confederates from using that
      crossing.
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.