Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Jeff. Thompson” in article pos=55 of The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource]:

...derals at Paducah marched to Vienna on Thursday, and burnt dwellings, timber piles, &c.--They returned to Paducah, but made no attack on Fort Beauregard. All is quiet at Columbus, Ky. Jeff. Thompson recently surrounded a party of Federals who were guarding the bridge between Charleston and Bird's Point, and killed four and captured two of the bridge guard.
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