Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gov. Vance” in article 6 of The Daily Dispatch: August 1, 1863., [Electronic resource]:
... [Fort Branch is at Rainbow Bend, on the north side of Roanoke river, near Hamilton. This makes it certain that the advance on Weldon is being made by two columns]
Kinston, July 29.
-- Gov. Vance :--The Yankees were repulsed below Williamston and returned to Plymouth.
They were also repulsed below Weldon and retreated, how far I do not know. J. G. Martin, Brigadier General.
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