Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Cumberland Gap” in chapter 8.67 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9.:
...we were, and by cutting off supplies compel Morgan to come out and give battle in the open field; or to advance boldly into the heart of Kentucky.
Even a simultaneous assault in front and rear upon Cumberland Gap , never a very promising operation where easy communication between the assailing forces is impossible, could only succeed, if it succeeded at all, at very great sacrifice of life.
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