Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Burksville” in chapter 1.57 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...d them so much that a chain picket had to be established around the entire town every night.
Colonel Jacobs' Regiment (Federal) was at Creelsboro, twelve miles distant, and Wolford's Brigade was at Burksville , fourteen miles distant. The 11th Kentucky then had about 600 effective men, the others being sick or dismounted, and was 120 miles from support.
It was only by the greatest vigilance and activity ...
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