Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Harper's Ferry” in chapter 1 of Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 3:
...oy the roads about Charlottesville, and the canal, wherever your cavalry can reach it.
Sheridan accordingly pushed on to the head of the Valley, and from Harrisonburg, a hundred and four miles from Harper's Ferry , he telegraphed: The destruction of forage from here to Staunton will be a terrible blow to them.
All the grain and forage in the vicinity of Staunton was retained for the use of Early's army.
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