Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gen. Burnside” in article 5 of The Daily Dispatch: January 2, 1863., [Electronic resource]:
...we expected to cross.
We were, therefore, delayed several days in consequence of the delay in the arrival of the pontoon train.
After arriving here we accumulated provisions for twelve days. Then Gen. Burnside called a council, in which it was the unanimous opinion.
I think, of all the Generals present, that if the river could be crossed it ought to be crossed, no matter what might happen afterwards.
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