Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Col. Withers” in article 8 of The Daily Dispatch: may 11, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...esterday; and this morning ten additional companies, numbering 1,140 men, arrived from Alabama.
These companies form the Third Regiment of that State, and are commanded by Col. T. Lomax, acting for Col. Withers , of Mobile, who is expected to arrive here to-morrow.
They are a fine looking set of men, completely armed and equipped.
The most of them are supplied with the fatal five-hundred-yard rifles.
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