Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Wilson” in chapter 16, page 193 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
Chattanooga, November 15, 1863.
I do not know how to impress on you the necessity of holding on to East-Tennessee in strong enough terms.
According to the despatches of Mr. Dana and Colonel Wilson , it would seem that you should, if pressed to do it, hold on to Knoxville and that portion of the valley you will necessarily possess holding to that point.
Should Longstreet move his whole force a...
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