Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mississippi river” in article 4 of The Daily Dispatch: April 10, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
...hought that some Federals in the neighborhood of New Madrid may be hurt before long.
Thus both sides are concentrating all their power for the great and desperate struggle for the mastership of the Mississippi river and valley.
This movement of Van-Dorn was executed with great celerity and secrecy.
He was doubtless enabled to accomplish it by the facilities of water transportation.
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