Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gen. Cook” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: May 17, 1864., [Electronic resource]:
It is believed that the enemy's entire force in Southwestern Virginia is not loss than eight thousand men. The party which attacked Dublin and the New River bridge was under command of Gen. Cook , and numbered about five thousand men, with twelve pieces of artillery.
The Charlottesville Chronicle, has some readable incidents of last week's fighting.
We copy some of them:
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