Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Staunton river” in chapter 1.28 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
None was given, and our construction of it then was that Richmond had news of a raid out from the Federal army, and that it was feared that our lines would be cut between Burkeville and the Staunton river .
We took our local wire and interrogated the operators on the line for news of the raiders, but they knew nothing.
It was time for the regular passenger train to leave for Richmond.
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