Re: North of Jackson Mississippi
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, William Nolan
>burn the ferry and boats. It sounds more like they were preventing the
> If the Union force drove off the Confederate Cavalry, why would they
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