Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Yorktown, Va.” in chapter 28 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...e the pleasure to forward his report of its complete success.
What adds to the brilliancy of its achievement is that it has been accomplished during a terrible storm. B. F. Butler, Major-General.
Yorktown, Va. , Dec. 14, 1863. Major-General Butler:
I have the satisfaction to announce the complete success of the expedition sent out under Colonel West.
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