Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Western Virginia” in article 3 of The Daily Dispatch: February 5, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
...desert from that place and make his way to Mississippi.
He was attached to the 2d Missouri regiment, Col. Martin.
Instead of going to Fort Smith, this regiment was ordered, via Columbus, Ohio, to Western Virginia , and formed part of the command of Gen. Rosecrans.
He says he was in the battle of Carnafax Ferry, or Ganley Cliffs, as it is called by the Federals.
I questioned him particularly about this ...
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