Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Cumberland Gap” in chapter 14, page 182 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...enforcements could reach him from Burnside, I sent him, on the eleventh, the following telegram:
Headquarters of the army, Washington, D. C., September 11.
General Burnside telegraphs from Cumberland Gap that he holds all East-Tennessee above Loudon, and also the gaps of the North-Carolina mountains.
A cavalry force is moving toward Athens to connect with you. After holding the mountain passes to t...
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