Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Ohio canal” in chapter 1 of Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia:
...oint, and Col. Thomas J. Jackson, who was at Harper's Ferry, was notified to watch the threatening movements of the enemy, to occupy and use the Baltimore & Ohio railroad and the Chesapeake & Ohio canal . Lieut.-Col. John Echols was placed in command at Staunton, about the same time, with two regiments of infantry.
Thus it appears that so far as Governor Letcher and General Lee could act in defe...
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