Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Major Skinner” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: December 13, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...ll is almost entirely due to him--Col. Moore being so long absent from sickness, and other causes.
In a word, we have lost one of the very best officers, and the best drill-master in the service.
Major Skinner has been appointed in his place, and Captain Dooley made Major.
The two appointments are the most popular that could possibly have been made.
In consequence of the latter promotion, Lieutenant En...
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