Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Harper's Ferry” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: December 15, 1863., [Electronic resource]:
...ir advance guard and our forces in the neighborhood of McDowell, without any decisive result.
From the Lower Valley we have a report that the Yankees, about three thousand strong, moved up from Harper's Ferry , by way of Berryville, to Front Royal, last week.
At last accounts they were in the Luray Valley.
It was believed that this movement was made with the design of destroying the large iron furnaces...
† This entity has been selected by the automated classifier as the most likely match in this context. It may or may not be the correct match.