Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Roanoke county” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: December 17, 1863., [Electronic resource]:
...to that of Gen. Meade, on the Rappahannock; and, second, the interruption of railroad communication between Gen. Lee's army and our forces in Southwestern Virginia and East Tennessee.
Salem, in Roanoke county , which has been reached by the enemy, is not immediately on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, but about one mile distant therefrom.
It is about sixty miles southwest of Lynchburg, and is the co...
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