Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Shipping Point” in article pos=56 of The Daily Dispatch: October 24, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...te. I have the honor to be your obd't serv't, Wm. H. Seward; Secretary of State.
Washington, Oct. 16.
--An officer of the steamer Jacob Bell, who has carefully reconnoitered the Shipping Point battery on the Potomac, says there are six guns in position, all apparently heavy ordnance.
The river there is about one mile wide.
Intelligent officers say that the statement that there are ...
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