Statistics for occurrence #1 of “North-Carolina” in chapter 14, page 182 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...the same day the following telegram was sent to General Burnside:
Headquarters of the army, Washington, D. C., September 11, 1863.
I congratulate you on your success.
Hold the gap of the North-Carolina mountains, the line of the Holston River, or some point, if there be one, to prevent access from Virginia, and connect with General Rosecrans, at least with your cavalry.
General Rosecrans will o...
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