Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mayor Slaughter” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: May 17, 1864., [Electronic resource]:
...ream. (Signed) R. E. Lee.
The line of the Ni river is said to afford a very strong position, but we rely upon Gen. Lee to take a stronger one.
The following private dispatch from Mayor Slaughter , of Fredericksburg, was received yesterday morning:
Guiney's Station, May 16, 1864.
The Yankees advanced in force about two miles on our right.
They hold Massaponax Church.
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