Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Rockingham, Va.” in article 20 of The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...warriors, who are the very boys to assist in chasing the Yankees from the sacred soil of this proud old Commonwealth.
The regiment was raised mainly through the agency of Col. George E. Deneale, of Rockingham, Va. , who spent six weeks in the Choctaw nation, haranguing the people until their blood was fired:
Doaksvill, (Capitol of the Choctaw Nation,) October 11th, 1861. Brigadier General J. B. Floyd--...
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