Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gen. Magruder” in chapter 188 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...about 4,000 strong.
The defences are said to be complete, the only approach to the place being commanded by nine columbiads.
The present force of the enemy at Old Point is estimated at 6,000.
Gen. Magruder was erecting strong fortifications at Bethel, 250 men being daily employed on the works.
It was supposed that a man of the name of Paschal Latimer had perished in one of the burnt houses of Hampt...
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