Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Major McDowell” in chapter 6 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 5: Forts and Artillery.:
...er, General Scott asked, Where are your centers?
and received the reply:
There are three, General.
First, the Capitol, where have been stored some two thousand barrels of flour, and where Major McDowell remains every night with from two to three hundred of my volunteers.
Second, the City Hall hill, a commanding point, with broad avenues and wile streets connecting it with most important points, ha...
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