Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Sailor's Creek” in chapter 1.14 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...fallen by the wayside from sheer exhaustion, but those whose endurance and grit had brought them thus far were ready to face any foe. Between 2 and 3 o'clock in the afternoon of the 6th we arrived at Sailor's Creek .
The stream had been swollen by the rains of the past few days and the waters overflowed the banks.
We waded across this stream and took position on the rising ground about 100 yards beyond.
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