Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Southwest Virginia” in chapter 1 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11.:
On the 25th of August, 1861, my company, Guy's battery, consisting of upwards of one hundred men and four pieces of artillery, were ordered to join General J. B. Floyd's command in Southwest Virginia as soon as practicable.
We took the Central cars (now the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway), and were conveyed to its terminus at Jackson river by the next evening.
Here we encamped that night.
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