Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Prestonburg” in chapter 24 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:
... Colonel John S. Williams, was endeavoring to supply and equip them.
from the resources of the neighborhood.
But lie was not to be left unmolested.
Brigadier-General Nelson, who had advanced to Prestonburg with a Federal force, now pushed forward, and attacked Williams on the 8th of November.
Nelson had four large regiments, a battalion, and two sections of artillery — nearly 4,000 men. William...
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