Statistics for occurrence #1 of “York River” in chapter 145, page 579 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...point are under the command of Colonel Spears.
We do not stay here, but march on to Yorktown, where we arrive at four P. M. As we near this place the sight is beautiful.
On mounting the hill, the York River comes into sight, leading out into the Chesapeake Bay.
The scene is novel to many of our men, and they are struck with admiration as they see the many boats plying on the water.
Yonder is a fleet...
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