Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Harpers Ferry” in chapter 1.37 of Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government:
... North Carolina--a town sixty miles south of Raleigh, and of special importance, as containing an arsenal, several government shops, and a large portion of the machinery which had been removed from Harpers Ferry —and effect a junction at that point with General Schofield's command, then known to be at Wilmington.
Up to this time, while no encounter of any magnitude had taken place, the enemy's progres...
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