Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: May 5, 1864., [Electronic resource]:
...Germanna and at Ely's came three miles this side of Chancellorsville, on the old battle field, and skirmished with our forces a little, and then retired, recrossing the river.
Those crossing at the United States ford were reported to be within five miles of Fredericksburg when the train left Hamilton's Crossing, at half-past 2 P. M.
Our scouts, who had been over the other side of the river, ascertained...
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