Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Whiting” in chapter 1.1 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...defence of Petersburg to the last extremity in my power.
I state these facts because it has been denied that General Bragg ever issued such an order.
It was read and considered by another besides General Whiting and myself.
In two hours from the time it was received, and whilst I was issuing orders for the defence of Petersburg, General Whiting again sent for me to wait on him at his quarters.
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