Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Ford” in part 1.2, chapter 1.5, page 60 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War.:
...the two rivers.
As Jackson approached the place by way of Bolivar Heights, Walker occupied Loudon Heights and McLaws invested Maryland Heights.
All were unopposed except McLaws, who encountered Colonel Ford with a force to dispute his ascent.
Ford, however, after some resistance, spiked his guns and retired to the Ferry, where Colonel Miles had remained with the greater portion of the Federal troops.
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