Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Whitaker's Mill” in chapter 1.1, section c.1.1.1, page 4 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...emy, 3,000 strong, already apprised of our movement, had occupied Fort Magruder and the other sixteen redoubts around Williamsburg, and we planned to destroy his stores of munitions and provisions at Whitaker's Mill , nearly four miles in his rear.
Tabb, with only 218 men, a portion of the 59th, was sent forward that night, and we attacked the redoubts in front with 900 men at daybreak the next morning.
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