Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Major Boykin” in article 6 of The Daily Dispatch: February 5, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
...ckets on the pike in the direction of the enemy.
I immediately turned out the whole of my command and prepared to meet them.
I ordered Hansborough's battalion, the 31st Virginia, commanded by Major Boykin , and Reager's battalion, to occupy the crest of the mountain on the right to guard against approach from that quarter.
On this hill there were no defences.
There were some fields and felled timbe...
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