Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mathews county” in article 17 of The Daily Dispatch: January 10, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
...nd trusting to Previdence for safety.
On conversing with them I find that the rebels have a force of 30,000 men at Yorktown, and ten heavy guns in position at Gloucester Point.
All the negroes in Mathews county are drafted to build entrenchments.
The Chicago Tribune, grumbling at the inactivity of the Federal army, says:
If the people believed that the present torpid policy is to characte...
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